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Deputy shot on west aspect, BCSO involved in ‘tactical state of affairs’ with suspect

BCSO says deputies tried to execute a felony arrest warrant in the 200 block of Demya on Tuesday afternoon when one was shot and brought to University Hospital.

SAN ANTONIO — The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office says a “tactical situation” is underway in a residential space on the far west aspect after a deputy was shot by a person wished on a number of felony warrants. 

That deputy is predicted to be OK. 

Sheriff Javier Salazar stated the suspect was inside a yard “shed” of some sort alongside the 200 block of Demya Drive when the deputy was trying to make contact with him, alongside with a sergeant. Salazar stated they knocked earlier than the suspect, recognized solely as an “18- or 19-year-old man,”  opened hearth. 

“The suspect began firing either through the door or once the door opened,” Salazar stated. 

The deputy was struck in the higher physique. A legislation enforcement officers additionally returned hearth, Salazar stated, although it is unclear if the suspect was hit. 

Another BCSO deputy retrieved his injured colleague and transported him to University Hospital. 

“At present, he is stabilized,” Salazar stated round 5 p.m. “It looks like he’s going to survive.” 

Meanwhile, a negotiating staff continues to be working to contact the suspect, although it is unclear if he’s nonetheless in the shed. Salazar stated an ankle monitor GPS machine indicated he’s, however admitted it might have been minimize off. 

“At this point there’s more evidence that he’s here than not,” Salazar stated. “We’d like him to give himself up.”

BCSO has evacuated close by residences as a precaution. 

Earlier this afternoon in the 200 block of Demya, BCSO deputies had been trying to execute a felony arrest warrant.

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Posted by Bexar County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Several legislation enforcement companies are on the scene, together with BCSO, San Antonio Police and Texas Department of Public Safety, alongside with SWAT and Ok-9 items. 

This is a creating story. Check again with KENS5.com for updates. 

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