San Antonio, TX – A devastating incident unfolded over the weekend as a family gathering turned fatal in San Antonio. A 13-year-old girl has been left orphaned, losing both her parents during a shooting incident at a house party. Authorities reported that the incident occurred around 9:40 p.m. on Saturday night.
Responding to a distress call, officers arrived at the scene to find five individuals suffering from gunshot wounds. The San Antonio Police Department revealed that a 20-year-old man, engaged in an argument at the front yard of the party, resorted to violence by discharging a firearm. In the ensuing chaos, the mother, father, and their 13-year-old daughter fell victim to the gunfire. The father, 40, also retaliated, exchanging shots with the initial shooter.
Tragically, both the father, 40, and the mother, 35, lost their lives at the scene. Their young daughter, despite sustaining injuries, was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening conditions, according to San Antonio police. The initial shooter and a relative of his were also injured in the exchange and were subsequently transferred to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The identities of those involved have not been disclosed by the San Antonio police. Firearms were recovered at the scene, and an ongoing investigation is underway to shed light on the circumstances surrounding this tragic incident. It remains unclear whether any charges have been filed in connection with this heart-wrenching episode.