Teen killed by car thief
SAN ANTONIO -- An 18-year-old was shot and killed on Tuesday night after trying to stop a man from stealing his car, police say.
The deceased has been identified as Christopher Hinjos.
The teen allegedly saw the man breaking into his silver Toyota in the 300 block of Allendale Oaks near the UTSA campus around 11 p.m.
Neighbors told officers that they saw the two men fighting in the yard before Hinjos was shot in the hand and the suspect drove away in the vehicle.
Hinjos then ran to a nearby house and banged on the door for help, police said, but the suspect returned and shot him again. He died on the doorstep.
Police said later on Wednesday that the suspect and victim had known eachother.
Detectives said the suspect took off in a brown or tan 2001 Toyota Camry with Texas license plate BZ4G811.