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Four-year-old child shot in drive-by Sunday

Police said that it was fortunate that the boy's injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening, and he was taken to University Hospital for treatment.
Credit: KENS

SAN ANTONIO — A four-year-old boy was shot while riding in a car with his family on the southeast side Sunday evening, according to San Antonio police.

An officer at the scene said a parent was driving three children on the corner of Woodville Dr. and Ferrington Dr. when a suspect fired about nine rounds from a vehicle, hitting the boy once in the back. 

Police said that it was fortunate that the boy's injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening, and he was taken to University Hospital for treatment. SAPD searched for a suspect vehicle, and said they have a description but would not be releasing it.