Woman witnesses childhood friend get fatally shot in drive-by

Police are looking for a gunman following a deadly drive-by shooting on the east side, killing a young man.

SAN ANTONIO - Police are looking for a suspect involved in a drive-by shooting that left a man dead on the city's east side Sunday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. on in the 700 block of Nevada, near Pine Street.

A witness, who wanted to remain anonymous, said she saw the shooting unfold from her home. She said her friend, 19-year-old Edward Lopez, was walking on Pine Street talking on the phone when a grey car drove by shooting him multiple times before driving off.

Police said Lopez was found with two gunshot wounds to the chest. He was transported to San Antonio Military Medical Center where he later died.

The witness said she knew the victim since elementary school and that he was a father.

Police and described the suspect's vehicle as a grey or silver four-door car.

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