SAN ANTONIO – A 31-year-old man is dead after he was shot on the Northwest Side Wednesday night, according to San Antonio police.

Police were called around 9:37 p.m. to a home on the 7000 block of Valley Trails for reports of a shooting. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his chest on the living room floor.

The man allegedly got in a fight with his a relative before he was shot. According to police, the relative locked herself in a bedroom, which the man kicked open and started punching her.

The suspect then grabbed her handgun and found the man choking his family member. The suspect was shot once and pronounced the man dead at the scene by EMS.

Police are trying to determine if the shooting was self-defense and released the suspect while they investigate.