Good Samaritan shot, killed while trying to help woman who was being attacked

Man shot, killed on San Fernando Street on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Photo: Sinclair Broadcast Group)

A man was shot and killed while trying to defend a woman who was being attacked by a man on the West Side early Tuesday morning.

According to police, the victim was at his apartment on San Fernando Street, near South Brazos Street, when he saw a man beating a woman shortly after 2 a.m.

Investigators say the victim stepped in to help the woman and was shot several times by her attacker. The suspect left in a red Kia vehicle along with two other people.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he later died. The woman was treated at the scene.

Police are still looking for the suspect. No arrests have been made.

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