According to Chief McManus, the officer acknowledged the person, saying he had fled from him Saturday evening.
SAN ANTONIO — A person was rushed to the hospital after police say they needed to shoot him as a result of he hit an officer with a automotive Sunday evening.
Police responded simply earlier than 10:30 p.m. close to the McDonald’s at Blanco and West Avenue north of downtown for reviews of a disturbance.
When they arrived on the location, an officer truly acknowledged the person, saying he had fled from him on Saturday evening.
Officers tried to detain the person, however he drove away, hitting an officer within the course of. The officer fired his weapon on the fleeing suspect a number of instances as he drove away, hitting him a number of instances.
The suspect stopped at Parliament & Blanco, which is simply down the road, the place police made contact with him and EMS loaded him and rushed him to the hospital.
Police say the person was nonetheless alive and in surgical procedure.
“The officer has about a year on, maybe a little more than year on and he will be put on administrative duty until this is investigated and interviewed by the district attorney’s office,” mentioned William McManus, SAPD Chief of Police.
The streets have been blocked off whereas officers investigated the crime scene.
The officer that was hit by the suspect’s automobile was checked out on the scene and launched.
He can be positioned on administrative obligation throughout the investigation.
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