Police: Teen killed while fleeing car thief near UTSA campus

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by Jenny Suniga / KENS 5

khou.com

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 9:54 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- An 18-year-old was shot and killed on Tuesday night after trying to stop a man from stealing his car, police say.

The teen allegedly saw the man breaking into his silver Toyota in the 300 block of Allendale Oaks near the UTSA campus around 11 p.m.

San Antonio police the thief shot the man in the hand when confronted and then drove away in the stolen vehicle.

The victim ran to a nearby house and banged on the door to try and get help, police said, but the thief returned and shot him again. He died on the doorstep.

Police were interviewing witnesses to try and get a description of the suspect.

It was not immediately known whether the victim lived in the area.

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