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SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Questions remain after a 19-year-old shot himself to death at a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office building.

Sheriff Javier Salazar says it happened at around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. That is when Jesus Gonzales was being booked on a domestic violence charge at the South Tower Booking Office.

BCSO says Gonzales had been arrested and taken to the facility by the San Antonio Police Department. While Gonzales was being stripped searched, he pulled a gun that was tucked in his underwear and shot himself.

Salazar says Gonzales was shackled but not handcuffed at the time as he was in the process of undressing himself.

During a press conference, Salazar says no one in the booking tower is armed and the weapon should have been discovered long before Gonzales shot himself.

A Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Special Emergency Response Team Deputy is now on administrative leave while an investigation is underway.

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