Laredo Police investigating drive-by shooting in south Laredo

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A drive-by shooting in south Laredo sends one man to a San Antonio hospital over the weekend.

Laredo Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Sunday night at around 2 a.m. at the intersection of Pitaya Dr. and Organo Boulevard.

According to reports, the victim and a passenger were driving in the area, when a car pulled up from behind them and started shooting.

A 31-year-old man sustained gunshot wounds to his upper leg and was flown to a San Antonio.

Detectives from the Crimes Against Persons division are handling the investigation and are currently following several leads.

If you have any additional information on this case, you are asked to call police at (956) 795-2800 or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Laredo Crime Stoppers at (956) 727-TIPS.