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Shooting during a San Antonio soccer game leaves one person dead, SAPD says

Police say an altercation took place between spectators of the soccer game and got physical between a group of individuals before the shooting.

SAN ANTONIO — One person has died after a shooting took place during a soccer game on the southeast side on June 2. 

The incident occurred on the 3600 block of Roland Avenue around 10 p.m. that Friday night.

Police say an altercation took place between spectators at a soccer game that turned physical. According to officials, it was during this time when someone took out a gun and started shooting. 

One man was shot in the chest then transported to a local hospital in critical condition and later died. The medical examiner identified the man as Erik Rios Navarro, 19.

Chopper 5 was over the scene as multiple police units appeared to gather at the soccer field. The parking lot was crowded with civilian cars, and several police vehicles.

Police say the shooter fled on foot and are still searching for the suspect.

No other injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.

Two weeks later, police provided an update and released a photo of their suspect, asking for the public's help in identifying him.

Credit: SAPD
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Anyone with information is asked to call SAPD Homicide at (210) 207-7635.

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