San Antonio, TX: Ice Cream Man Shot During Robbery


An ice cream man was robbed and shot as he rode his bike-mounted vending cart near Rosedale Park, police said.

The shooting happened shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon on NW 27th St. and Colby.

Police said a man approached the ice cream man and robbed him.

The ice cream man then tried to stop the fleeing robber, and as they fought that man pulled a gun and fired, police said.

The man then stopped to see where he’d wounded the ice cream man, but after finding the victim was shot in the leg the man got into an SUV and drove away, investigators said.Police were searching for the shooter and for a woman driving the SUV.