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One teen killed, three others injured in drive-by shooting on northeast side

SAPD Chief William McManus said the youngest victim was only 5 years old, and he believes one of the minors who was shot was targeted.

SAN ANTONIO — One teen was killed and three other people were injured in a drive-by shooting on the northeast side on Friday afternoon, according to San Antonio police.

A call came in around 2:10 p.m. for a shooting in progress on the 5100 block of Eisenhauer Road.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said it was a drive-by shooting with a specific target, a male under the age of 18 who was struck by gunfire.

McManus said four people in all were shot: a 5-year-old boy, a 16-year-old boy, a 60-year-old woman and another juvenile of unknown age.

He said the young child, Karter, was inside a vehicle and the other three victims were outside the vehicle when the shooting happened.

The medical examiner's office confirmed that one of the shooting victims died, later identifying him as Christopher Telfair. He was 15. 

A GoFundMe has been created to help Christopher's family with his funeral expenses. Another GoFundMe is working to raise money for Karter, who remains hospitalized as of Monday. 

Few updates have been provided on the conditions of the other victims, who were taken to the hospital.

The chief said the department has some information on a suspect vehicle, but he didn't want to release it at this time. At a news conference Monday, he said this shooting stemmed from an incident at Roosevelt High School weeks ago and this was "payback".

He said the apartment complex where this happened is not known as a problem area, and said that a drive-by shooting can happen anywhere the intended target happens to be.

This is a developing story. Watch KENS5.com for updates.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story indicated the age of the person killed in the shooting. That information was not fully confirmed and has been removed.

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