SAPD: South Side homeowner shoots, kills suspected car burglar

Megan Armstrong San Antonio News

Published 7:30 am CDT, Tuesday, May 5, 2020

An early morning shootout on the South Side left one man dead, San Antonio police said.

Officers were called to the 900 block of Deely Place just before 3 a.m., for the shooting. A homeowner had heard the suspect breaking into his vehicle, so he pulled out his gun, police said.

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The suspect did the same, and the two exchanged gunfire. The suspect was hit in the torso and fled the location.

Police found his body in the grass at Bellaire Park, around the corner.

It is unclear if the homeowner will face criminal charges.