Residents on Prentiss Drive in Leon Valley walked outside Thursday night to find a teen on the ground with bullet wounds in his chest.

The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Zachariah Bostic.

Police received a call just after 10 p.m. for a male who was unresponsive. Witnesses said they heard gunshots and saw an individual flee the 6900 block of Forest Meadow with a car following close behind. Bostic managed to make his way approximately one mile, where he collapsed in the 5600 block of Prentiss in San Antonio. He was taken to University Hospital with one gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

The Leon Valley Police Department is taking over the investigation after shell casings were discovered on the corner of Evers Road and Forest Moss, about a mile away.

“Our condolences go out to the family of Mr. Bostic," Leon Valley Police Chief Joseph Salvaggio said. "We will leave no stone unturned in searching for those responsible for his death."

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call Leon Valley Police at at 210-684-1391 x247.

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