SAN ANTONIO — An 18-year-old man is dead after he was shot in the head at a car club meetup on the west side, police say.
Police were called out to the 700 block of W. Loop 1604 around 11 p.m. Sunday for reports of a shooting victim. The incident actually occurred in an empty parking lot near Loop 410 and Marbach, on the 8100 block of Meadow Leaf Dr.
SAPD says a group of three people were sitting in a car when a person came up to the car, and spoke to the driver.
The suspect, identified as 19-year-old Victor Aleman, then began talking to the person in the backseat, who has been identified as Paul Ortiz. The passengers that were in the front seat told police that is when they heard a shot fired and saw Ortiz had been shot in the head.
Ortiz was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Aleman has been taken into custody and is being charged with murder, according to arrest affidavit.
No other injuries were reported.
This is a developing story.
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