San Antonio police investigating a pair of overnight shootings

San Antonio police are investigating a pair of overnight shootings that left one man hospitalized and another under arrest.

The first shooting occurred about 11:15 p.m. after officers say a man fired an AK-47 into the air while driving down Interstate 35.

Police say a man angry over a breakup with his girlfriend was leaving a gun range on the Northeast Side when officers saw him, driving on I-35 near Weidner Road, fire off about 30 rounds from the rifle into the air while driving.

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As the man drove north along I-35 to O’Connor Road he began waving a handgun out of the window, police say.  He was pursued through several neighborhoods by officers and SAPD air assets until he arrived at a residence on Misty Run.

The man was arrested and now faces multiple charges.

About an hour later, across town, a man was discovered in his vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound in an unrelated incident, according to police.

A witness tells police a man was traveling west along the 1600 block of Vance Jackson Road about 12:45 a.m. when they saw the man’s vehicle drive off the road and hit a light pole.

When the witness stopped to offer aid she noticed the man had been shot and called authorities, according to police.

The victim was taken to University Hospital in critical condition. No information has been released on how he was shot.

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