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Southwest side taco stand robbed by suspect wielding gun

One victim told police they handed the suspect an undisclosed amount of money.
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Danger on the street. Blue flasher on the police car at night.

SAN ANTONIO — A taco stand on the southwest side of town was robbed Saturday night by a man with a gun.

Police were called out to the 5600 block of Old Pearsall Rd near Pearsall Park around 10 p.m. for reports of a robbery in progress.

When officers arrived, they were told that a man walked up to the taco stand and pointed a gun victims, demanding their money, then firing off a shot before running away.

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One victim told police they handed the suspect an undisclosed amount of money. 

No injuries were reported, but officers did find a spent shell casing at the scene. 

SAPD officers, as well as their helicopter Eagle, searched the area for the suspect, but didn't find him. 

This is an ongoing investigation.

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