Sheriff’s Deputies Fatally Shoot Domestic Violence Suspect

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A domestic violence accused was fatally shot by Bexar County Sheriff’s deputy on the northwest side.

The deputy shot the man had allegedly hurt a woman. The woman had suffered a cut to her head.

The incident happened on Friday morning at around 11.30 a.m. at a home on Walnut Pass off Boerne Stage Road. Two deputies had responded to the domestic violence report.

Deputy chief George Saidler said, “They found a woman holding a baby who was apparently cut and bleeding from her head.” The deputies confronted the man who had hurt the woman.

Saidler said, “During that time they tried to use several less than lethal options to apprehend this individual.” But when the officers failed to reason with the suspect, they opened fire on him. The suspect was hit once.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office got reports that the man could be the woman’s boyfriend or husband. The suspect was airlifted from the scene and transported to the hospital. He was in critical condition. He succumbed to his injuries later.

The victim was also taken to the hospital.

Saidler said, “As far as I know the baby is fine. I think he’s with relatives or with the mom I’m not sure where, but the baby is fine and uninjured at this time.”

The deputies involved in the shooting are on administrative leave till the investigation… MORE

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