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SAPD: Woman fatally struck by car amid chaos of west-side fight

An affidavit says the suspect has been identified as 36-year-old Pennie Gomez.

SAN ANTONIO — Police say a 28-year-old woman was killed after she was hit and dragged through a west-side street by a driver fleeing the scene of a large fight Wednesday night.

Officers with the San Antonio Police Department arrived to the area of Angela Walk and South Picoso Street around 8:20 p.m., where they were told a large group of people were involved in the physical argument. 

According to arrest documents, several people had gathered to watch a fight between two juvenile girls. At some point, a second fight broke out between a 28-year-old woman and a 37-year-old woman 

Officials say the suspected driver got into her car and ran over both victims, the 28-year-old woman, and a 37-year-old woman, who suffered minor injuries. 

The 28-year-old victim who was killed has been identified as Ashley Lopez. The arrest documents say the suspect dragged the victim several feet before fleeing the scene. There were two girls in the car with the suspect, who got out of the car shortly after the victims were hit. The girls returned to the scene to tell police what happened, the arrest documents say.

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A large group of bystanders gathers to observe a crime scene where SAPD says a 29-year-old woman was hit and killed by a driver Wednesday night.

An affidavit obtained by KENS 5 on Friday says the suspect has been identified as 36-year-old Pennie Gomez. She has been charged with Murder and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.




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