Man shot at motel, suspect fled in pickup truck

Travelodge Inn & Suites on Loop 410 near Perrin Beitel (SBG San Antonio)

Police are searching for a suspect accused of shooting a man at a motel on the Northeast Side.

The shooting happened at the Travelodge Inn & Suites on Loop 410 near Perrin Beitel. When officers arrived they found the victim, later identified as Paulo Kanakoqui, had been shot twice in the leg.

Police say Kanakoqui told the officers he met the suspect on a dating website and at some point during the "meeting," the two got into an argument and then a fight when the suspect and another individual with the suspect tried to rob him. Police said the victim was not being very cooperative with officers.

Officers at the scene said the suspect took off in a pickup truck towards Perrin Beitel.

Kanakoqui was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in stable condition.

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