Gunmen fire 70 shots at car – men survive inside, Texas police say


According to police, the suspects fired more than 70 shots at two men in a car in San Antonio, Texas.

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Two men were injured but are alive after militants opened fire on them, firing more than 70 shots at the car they were sitting in, Texas police said.

Shortly before midnight on Saturday, February 12, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Deputy Sheriff arrived at the intersection of North Foster Road and Binz-Englman Road – in San Antonio – to find a machine cut by bulletsreports KENS.

There were two victims in the car, the TV channel reports. One man received a bullet in the arm, another – in the torso, the other – three gunshot wounds to the torso.

The men were taken to hospital in critical condition, but they believe they are stable, the newspaper reports.

Deputies say the shooting happened a few blocks away, on Candlebrite Drive, reports WOAI. The car was registered at a house on Candlebrite, outside which a stream of guns unfolded, police said.

Two the suspects were waiting near the house – one of the AR-15, and the other with a 9-mm pistol – to appear men in the car, according to KSAT.

The shots rang out around 11:15 p.m., police said. The men were beaten, but ran to the crossroads, where they were later found by deputies.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is looking for suspects.

Mitchell Willets is a real-time news reporter covering the central United States for McClach. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and an outdoor enthusiast living in Texas.

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