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Teen found dead in backseat of stolen car on the southwest side, police say

Several people at the scene were detained, but they are not considered suspects, according to police.

SAN ANTONIO — A teenage girl was found dead in the backseat of a stolen car on the city's south side Tuesday morning, police say.

San Antonio Police and the San Antonio Fire Department responded to the 5200 block of Trading Post for the shooting just after 12:30 a.m. When they arrived, they heard multiple gunshots in the area.

Police found the teen shot in the back of the vehicle nearby at War Horse and Standing Rock. They said they don't know what led to the shooting, but the vehicle she was found in was stolen. 

Police originally noted the victim as a juvenile, but later said her age was 16-years-old. Medical examiner released the identity of the teen as Naveah Matinez. 

Several people were detained for being in the vicinity, but they are not considered suspects. Police also said they do not have any leads in the case. 

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