Man killed after pulling a machete on a San Antonio police officer

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A 58 year old man is dead after he pulled a machete on a San Antonio Police Officer.

It happened Monday night near the corner of South Frio and South Alamo Streets last night.

The officer was attempting a traffic stop but the man pulled out a machete. There was a struggle over the weapon until the officer fired one shot.

The man died as he was being brought to the hospital.

The officer, a 20 year veteran of the SAPD, is on administrative duty during the investigation.

 

Officer involved shooting in San Antonio on March 16, 2020. Photo: Dennis Foley/KTSA

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