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Man allegedly raised middle fingers before charging at officers

October 17th, 2017 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A man who got shot in August while he allegedly charged at officers with a pencil reportedly flashed both of his middle fingers at them before being shot.

Sidney Isaac Gates

Court records show Sidney Isaac Gates, 25, is in jail on charges of aggravated assault against a public servant and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bail totals $150,000.

The incident reportedly took place on Aug. 30 and began when two women were walking up a set of stairs near the ambulance bay of Baptist Medical Center.

Driver allegedly pointed gun at 12-year-old girl in Round Rock

October 17th, 2017 - Comments »

ROUND ROCK, Texas — A 54-year-old man was charged after he allegedly pointed a handgun at a 12-year-old girl riding in another vehicle Saturday on Interstate 35 in Round Rock.

Ricky Robinson, of the Waco-area community of China Spring, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

At 12:55 p.m. Saturday, a caller reportedly told authorities that a man was waving a gun out of a pickup truck window in the 4000 block of Interstate 35 South in Round Rock.

2 young boys injured in ‘gang-related’ East Side shootout

October 17th, 2017 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Two children were left wounded Thursday night following an alleged “gang-related” shootout in an East Side apartment complex.

San Antonio Police Department Chief William McManus said one group of people allegedly began shooting at the other at about 7 p.m. in the Palms apartments, 3735 E. Commerce St.

“We do believe what we have is a gang-related shooting,” he said.

“There was nothing brewing that seems to have led up to this,” McManus said. “It may be retaliation for another shooting, but we have to confirm all of that.”

Woman charged in shooting death of alleged lover

August 2nd, 2017 - Comments Off

HOUSTON, Texas — A 58-year-old woman accused of shooting and killing her alleged boyfriend late Tuesday in Sunnyside was charged with murder Wednesday.

Debra Davis allegedly killed 49-year-old Houston resident Rodney Johnson.

Houston Police Department spokeswoman Jodi Silva said Davis turned herself in Wednesday morning to police, arriving about 7:20 a.m. to the department’s southeast patrol station.

According to Fil Waters with the Houston Police Department’s homicide division, the suspect had apparently been enraged the previous night after finding Johnson cheating on her.

“There’s two sides to a story,” Waters said. “So we want to give her the opportunity to explain what happened out here.”

Fort Worth police investigate 2 separate shootings

August 1st, 2017 - Comments Off

FORT WORTH, Texas — Authorities in Fort Worth are investigating a shooting on Tuesday that left one man hospitalized in critical condition.

Police said the man was shot twice in the upper body while in the 2000 block of East Lancaster Avenue shortly before 7 p.m.

The Fort Worth Police Department said seven police units responded to the shooting call.

A MedStar spokesman said the man, who police did not identify, was listed in critical condition by emergency medical personnel. Police said no suspects had been arrested late Tuesday.

Bryan woman allegedly cut man with box cutter

July 30th, 2017 - Comments Off

BRYAN, Texas – Police reportedly arrested a Bryan woman on Friday afternoon after they say she cut a man with a box cutter.

Bryan police said officers responded to the report of a fight that involved weapons at an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Sandy Point Road.

Police reportedly spoke with a woman, identified as Octasha Lanae Dorsey, 20, who said that she and a 20-year-old man, whom she knew, got into an argument.

The man, who had three cuts and several scratch marks, was taken to CHI St. Joseph Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries.

Suspect critically shot after opening fire on 3 officers on West Side

July 28th, 2017 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A 19-year-old man who allegedly initiated a shootout with a group of San Antonio police officers on the West Side was critically shot Friday.

San Antonio Police Department officials identified the gunman as Juan Manuel Rogelio-Gonzalez.

Rogelio-Gonzalez is in critical but stable condition at University Hospital. He will be charged with attempted capital murder and evading in a vehicle.

No officers were injured in the shooting, which occurred around 1:40 a.m. in the 3300 block of West Woodlawn Avenue.

The shootout is the second incident this week in which a suspect has opened fire on police.

Officer shot, suspect dead after NW Side invasion

July 27th, 2017 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A San Antonio police officer was shot in the stomach and leg during a struggle with a suspect early Wednesday on the Northwest side.

Officer Nathan Becerra, a four year veteran of the department, is out of surgery and expected to make a full recovery. He remains at University Hospital.

Giovani Casiano, 26, was killed during the struggle, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner. He died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police said Dennis Moran, 27, was arrested on charges of attempted capital murder, evading arrest, felon in possession of a fire arm and resisting arrest. He also had an outstanding warrant.

Man allegedly fired AK-47 at Pflugerville man

July 25th, 2017 - Comments Off

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas – Authorities reportedly arrested a man who allegedly fired an AK-47 at another man before fleeing and crashing his vehicle in Manor early Monday.

Police were called at 1:12 a.m. to reports of shots fired at a home in the 200 block of S. Lampasas St. in Pflugerville.

A woman, her son and another person reportedly told officers that Luis Gonzalez, 19, had attempted to shoot them.

The woman told police that Gonzalez went to their house around midnight to fight her 18-year-old son for calling Gonzalez’s 14-year-old cousin names, according to the affidavit.

Botched drug deal at NS Taco Cabana led to fatal crash

July 25th, 2017 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Authorities said an allegedly robber was killed and two others were severely injured in a car crash following a botched drug deal at a North Side Taco Cabana.

Police say there were two victims and four suspects in the incident, which began around 3:30 a.m. in the 11700 block of Blanco Road.

According to a preliminary police report, a 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman “were called to meet with the suspects to buy dope at Taco Cabana.”

When the pair arrived, several suspects reportedly got out of a Honda Civic and allegedly began beating the 25-year-old man.