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SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — For the second time in less than a week, a suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in San Antonio.

KENS 5 is reports the shooting happened at the Winton Square Apartments on South General McMullen at around 2 p.m. on Monday.

Police say Ruben Garcia, 34, was seen by one officer showing off a handgun. After trying to make contact, investigators say Garcia started running away.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus says the officer tried to use a Taser, but that was unsuccessful. McManus says Garcia and the officer started fighting over the gun, and that is when the officer stepped back and fired.

Police say Garcia died at the scene, and he reportedly had a criminal history.

The officer involved in the shooting is on administrative duty during the investigation.

This is a developing story and KTSA News will provide more information when possible.

Additional reporting by KTSA’s Christian Blood

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