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Off-duty Schertz police officer placed on paid administrative leave following ‘self-defense’ shooting outside Walmart

No costs have been filed at the moment as SAPD continues investigating. But household of the person and lady who survived getting shot are demanding justice.

SAN ANTONIO — There are nonetheless a number of questions surrounding Friday’s shooting during which an off-duty Schertz police officer despatched two individuals to the hospital. 

The off-duty officer who reportedly shot two individuals in “self-defense,” has been placed on paid administrative leave. 

Meanwhile, the shooting victims are recovering, primarily based on social media posts and a GoFundMe web page arrange by household. The household is now demanding justice for what occurred. 

“What we can release is that this employee is on paid administrative leave per city policy,” mentioned Linda Klepper, Schertz director of public affairs. 

Additional questions following up on final week’s shooting have been directed to the San Antonio Police Department.

According to police, an altercation of some kind happened within the parking zone of a Walmart at 11210 Potranco Road between two males in separate automobiles. The content material of the argument couldn’t be revealed by SAPD when KENS 5 reached out. 

The officer finally drove off with none bodily contact or menace being made to the person, police mentioned. 

SAPD mentioned the person proceeded to observe the officer, pulled up proper subsequent to him and intention a gun at him. Law enforcement officers mentioned the officer acted in self-defense and shot the person within the different car. As a end result, two individuals have been shot and thought of in steady situation.

No arrests have been made and costs haven’t been filed whereas the SAPD-led investigation continues. 

Names of the shooting victims and off-duty Schertz police officer haven’t been launched. 

KENS 5 additionally reached out to household of the shooting victims. But they’ve but to reply.

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