• Monday, Aug 08, 2022
  • Last Update : 04:24 pm

8 people wounded in shooting outside bar in San Antonio, Texas

  • Published at 06:54 pm June 13th, 2020
WEB_Texas shooting
File Photo: People are evacuated from Cinergy Odessa cinema following a shooting in Odessa, Texas, US in this still image taken from a social media video August 31, 2019 Reuters

Police said that the victims included five women and three men, between the ages of 23 to 41

A gunman shot and wounded eight people outside a San Antonio, Texas, bar late Friday night, but there were no fatalities, police said.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus told an early morning news briefing that a group of people were denied entry to the bar around midnight.

A man in the group went to a vehicle, got a rifle, walked across the street and started shooting people, McManus said.

The gunman fled the scene.

Police said that the victims included five women and three men, between the ages of 23 to 41. All were listed in stable conditions at local hospitals, police said. Neither the alleged shooter nor the victims were identified.

Few other details were immediately available. Calls to the San Antonio police representatives seeking more details were not immediately returned early Saturday.

There has been numerous mass shooting in the United States recently, including a shooting outside a Walmart at the border town El Paso in August 2019, that left 22 people dead.