Man in pension trying to tow vehicle shoots gunman who confronted him, police say

A tow truck driver attempting to repossess a vehicle Wednesday afternoon repeatedly shot a man after an argument outside a Southwest Side home, San Antonio police said.

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A tow truck driver attempting to repossess a vehicle Wednesday afternoon repeatedly shot a man after an argument outside a Southwest Side home, San Antonio police said.

Police said the 23-year-old driver had completely hooked the vehicle up to his tow truck around 4 p.m. in the 700 block of Fenfield Avenue when a 27-year-old man walked out of a house armed with a gun.

Police said the 27-year-old shot and yelled at the tow truck driver before confronting him.

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An argument ensued before the tow truck driver, who was also armed, shot the man, police said.

The 27-year-old suffered multiple chest injuries and was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Police say the older man is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police say the driver of the tow truck is cooperating.

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