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Ex-San Marcos police officer shot, killed after pulling gun on officers responding to disturbance, officials say

A former San Marcos police officer was shot and killed in a single day after he allegedly pulled a gun on police.

Kyle Lobo, 36, who resigned in October amid allegations that he repeatedly assaulted members of the family, was shot after San Marcos police responded to a report of a disturbance at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, in accordance to metropolis officials.

The 911 caller said that Lobo assaulted somebody at The Grand at Stonecreek flats. He had been consuming and was armed with a gun, police mentioned in a information launch.

Lobo was encountered exterior when police arrived and he had a baby in his arms. He then handed the kid to the 911 caller and pulled out a gun, officials mentioned.

Officers shot Lobo and he was taken to Ascension Seton Hays, the place he died.

The information launch states that Texas Rangers and San Marcos police are investigating the capturing. The officers concerned within the capturing have been positioned on administrative depart.

Lobo was free on bond after he was charged with felony costs of damage to a baby and steady household violence in opposition to a member of the family, information with the Hays County Jail present.

According to arrest warrants obtained by KSAT Investigates, Lobo’s spouse instructed officers that he assaulted her on Oct. 3 at their house in Buda.

She mentioned Lobo assaulted her 5 to six different instances for the reason that begin of 2022, together with a time when he head-butted her throughout a Fourth of July cookout.

Arrest warrants additionally state {that a} boy, who was 11 years previous on the time, instructed police that Lobo had punched him twice within the abdomen after which kicked him within the again.

Lobo voluntarily resigned from SMPD on Oct. 6. He was given a dishonorable discharge the identical day he was taken into custody. Read extra concerning the case right here.

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