A San Antonio teenager’s grandmother turned him in to police after discovering it he allegedly shot his sister’s boyfriend while on drugs.
Officials found the victim with a gunshot wound to the right thigh around 6 a.m. Sunday, according to FOX 29 San Antonio. The victim, who was found in his apartment, was taken to a local hospital.
The 16-year-old was reportedly taking drugs with the victim when they got into a verbal dispute. Officials believe the teenager shot the victim and immediately fled the scene.
Police said moments later the assailant’s grandmother brought him to a police station. As she dropped him off, she brought the gun he allegedly shot the victim with.
The teenager was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm.
The case is under investigation by San Antonio police and no other details are immediately available at this time.
That San Antonio Police Department did not respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.