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Police search for suspect who shot man in front of northwest-side home

The suspect was allegedly breaking into the victim's car. The victim confronted the suspect, leading to the shooting.

SAN ANTONIO — Police are searching for a suspect who shot a man in the back, the San Antonio Police Department said.

The incident happened just before midnight Saturday in the 11700 block of Spring Dale Drive on the city's northwest side.

Police said a man in his 30s was shot one time in the back and taken to University Hospital in stable condition.

Witnesses told authorities a person drove up in a dark colored SUV and shot the victim. Several shell casings were found outside the home.

Police later told KENS 5 the shooting started when the victim confronted the suspect; the suspect was allegedly breaking into the victim's car. That's when the suspect shot the victim and took off.

Authorities have not identified the suspect. No other injuries were reported.

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