Male Shooter outside San Antonio Bar Injures 8 People


8 Shot, Wounded outside San Antonio Bar after Group Denied Entry

A man who was denied entry into a San Antonio bar Friday night opened fire with a rifle and injured eight people, according to the authorities.

The incident took place in the parking lot of Rebar roughly 11:30 p.m. Five women and three men, ranging from age 23 to 41, sustained injuries.

There were no fatalities during the incident.

Six of the victims drove themselves to area hospitals, while two people who were grazed refused treatment. All the victims were in stable condition.

Officials said that the most severe injury was a bullet wound in the back.

The shooter was one of a group of people who were denied entry to the bar because they were intoxicated.

Police officers were in search of the shooter, who fled the scene after the incident. A review of surveillance footage was underway to help identify the shooter.