Posts Tagged ‘Police Chief William McManus San Antonio TX’

San Antonio police critically shot knife-wielding man

April 16th, 2017 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Two San Antonio Police Department patrol officers critically wounded an armed suspect in a four-plex north of downtown early Saturday morning.

The officers reportedly responded about 2:15 a.m. to a call about a disturbance in the 400 block of West Magnolia where they confronted a white male believed to be in his 50s, wielding a combat-style knife.

“We’re not quite sure exactly what happened,” Police Chief William McManus said at the scene.

“We have not pieced it all together yet. But what we do know is we got a call for a disturbance with a knife. Officers arrived on the scene; two officers entered the apartment.”

Wanted felon shot dead by police on North Side

February 4th, 2016 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A San Antonio police officer on Thursday fatally shot a man wanted on two felony warrants.

The shooting reportedly took place about 6:45 p.m. on the North Side.

Police Chief William McManus said undercover officers followed the man, who had driven to the Wood Hollow Apartments, 10362 Sahara St., near Isom and Ramsey roads.

Officers did not identify the man, but family who was at the scene after the shooting identified the man as Antronie Scott, 36. The Bexar County Medical Examiner later confirmed his identity.

Man shot dead at Grand Hyatt

July 13th, 2014 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A man, believed to be in his mid- to late 30s was found shot to death at a downtown hotel Saturday afternoon.

According to reports, police and EMS squads responded to the Grand Hyatt San Antonio at about 1 p.m. after the man was shot by another hotel guest on the sixth floor. Police Chief William McManus arrived shortly at the scene.

The police chief said the incident was “very out of the normal” for a hotel he called “very safe.”

Teen dies from drive-by shooting

May 24th, 2014 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Police on Saturday reportedly search for one suspect and multiple persons of interest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed a pregnant teen and wounded three others on the East Side.

Three women and one man were shot during the attack. One of the victims, Kiana James, 16, who was six weeks pregnant, reportedly died Friday night from a gunshot wound to the throat.

The teen had been taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center, according to Kimberly Inocente, an investigator with the Bexar County medical examiner’s office.

Officer fatally shot suspected robber

April 20th, 2014 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A San Antonio police officer reportedly shot and killed an armed robber Sunday night after the two fought hand-to-hand on the Northwest Side.

The unidentified suspect, in his 30s, was killed in the middle of Culebra Road just inside Loop 410 after a struggle with the officer.

Police Chief William McManus said at the scene that the officer, who also has not been identified, has been with the Police Department for about 2 1/2 years. He has been placed on administrative duty, per department policy.

Thousands expected to mourn slain officer

January 3rd, 2014 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — According to reports, thousands are expected to attend the funeral Saturday for slain San Antonio police officer, whose visitation began Thursday.

Officer Robert Deckard

Officer Robert Deckard was declared dead on Dec. 20. Following the Dec. 8 shooting that left him in intensive care for 13 days before he was taken off life support, there has been an outpouring of support for him and his family.

The 7-year veteran and father of two was shot in the head during a high-speed chase with two robbery suspects who have since been charged with capital murder.

Man fatally shot woman before himself

August 16th, 2013 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Officials said Friday a 61-year-old man fatally shot a woman before calling police and turning the gun on himself in his Northwest Side home.

Police Chief William McManus said the shooter called 911 about noon to report a shooting at his home in the River Oaks subdivision.

“We’re looking at the possibility that they may have been married or may have been in a relationship at one time,” McManus said, adding that they weren’t living together in the home.

The names of the pair had not been released by the medical examiner’s office pending notifications of relatives.

Officer allegedly pointed gun at wife

July 7th, 2013 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A 42-year-old police officer, who was already on administrative duty following a June incident that left him hospitalized, was reportedly arrested late Thursday after he allegedly pointed a gun at his wife and refused to come out of his house.

SAPD Officer Daniel Lopez, 42

Jail records show Daniel Lopez remained jailed Friday afternoon on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and two counts of deadly conduct. His bail was set at a combined $85,000.

During a Friday news conference, Police Chief William McManus said police got a call around 11:30 p.m. Thursday for a shooting at Lopez’s Southwest Side house in the 100 block of Whitecliff.

Suicidal man killed in standoff

March 5th, 2013 - 2 Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — San Antonio police reportedly shot and killed a 31-year-old suicidal security guard early Monday in a bizarre incident where he allegedly assaulted his former girlfriend, staged a traffic accident to cover it up, then refused to come out of his South Side home for hours.

Officials said Jimmy James Garza Jr., who was armed with a rifle, was shot multiple times about 6 a.m. when he rushed out of the house toward SWAT officers who had been posted outside for four hours. He was pronounced dead at the scene in the 900 block of Drury Lane.

Woman arrested for allegedly stealing from elderly

January 15th, 2013 - Comments Off

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A 31-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing nearly $70,000 dollars from an 86-year-old woman she was supposed to be caring for.

Arrest records show Charmaine Evonne Barcenas was charged Monday with exploitation of the elderly and theft of $20,000 to $100,000 from the elderly. Records show she has been in jail without bail because the alleged crimes happened when Barcenas was out on bond for another charge of theft from the elderly.