Police: Concert-goer shoots suspect who fired shots as he ran down street

A man with a concealed handgun license shot and injured another man who ran toward him with a gun on Thursday, November 18, 2016. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

SAN ANTONIO - Police say one man was injured after he was shot while running from a possible crime scene on Thursday night.

According to police, some family members leaving a concert after 9 p.m. found their car was burglarized near the downtown intersection of Bonham and 4th Street. While they waited for police to arrive, they heard gunfire and saw a man with a gun running toward them firing more shots. One of the concert-goers pulled out his own gun and ordered the other man to drop his weapon. When the suspect did not comply, the man fired one shot, hitting the suspect in the arm. Investigators say the concert-goer does have a concealed handgun license and will likely not face any charges since he claimed his family felt threatened.

The suspect, later identified as 56-year-old Robert Garcia, was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center for treatment.

Police did not provide information about why the suspect was running and firing his weapon.

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