Late Thursday night on the city’s South Side, a man tragically lost his life in what appears to be an accidental shooting, as reported by San Antonio police.
The incident occurred at approximately 10:15 p.m. in the 800 block of Steves Avenue, in close proximity to Roosevelt Avenue and Highway 90.
According to authorities, a man in his 30s had a firearm and, in a tragic mishap, shot himself in the abdomen. Emergency responders pronounced the man deceased at the scene.
Victim has been identified as 30-year-old Steven Swift Nandez, sources confirmed to Channel3 NOW.
The San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) has stated that the details surrounding the shooting are currently unclear.
They are awaiting the findings from the medical examiner for further insights.
Both the San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department, and EMS promptly responded to the call.
The investigation into this incident is actively underway, according to the police.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.