SAN ANTONIO — UTSA officials confirmed the person who was shot in the parking lot of North Star mall Tuesday night was a student at the university.

Emanuel Atoyebi, 22, was shot near the Macy's around 8:00 p.m. and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A police spokesperson said they believe the shooting was possibly a drug deal gone bad. Multiple shots were fired, but the victim was hit once. The suspects fled the scene in a small, dark-colored sedan. Police did not provide much of a description of the suspect or suspects.

No one has been taken into custody, police said. If arrested, the suspects would face aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges.

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