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Facebook drug deal gone bad leaves teen in critical condition

The victim was sitting on curb on the 7800-block of Hedrick Farm in the Walzem Farms neighborhood on the Northeast Side. (SBG Photo)

SAN ANTONIO – An 18-year-old Facebook user arranged a drug deal online that didn’t work out as expected, according to police.

The victim was sitting on the curb on the 7800-block of Hedrick Farm in the Walzem Farms neighborhood on the Northeast Side. It was just before 3am Saturday morning, and he was waiting to do a drug deal.

Police tell us that’s when two males approached and shot him in the left hand and thigh.

The suspects immediately fled the scene. The victim told police he doesn’t know who they are.

Police did find two different kinds of drugs on the ground next to the shooting victim. EMS took him to SAMMC for treatment for his gunshot wounds.

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