Tuesday, March 17, 2020

San Antonio Man Fatally Shot By Police After Pulling Out Machete During Traffic Stop

Posted By on Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 9:51 AM

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A San Antonio man is dead after being shot by an officer Monday night.

According to reports, a police sergeant attempted to make a traffic stop near South Laredo and South Alamo, but a struggle ensued between the driver and the sergeant, a reported 20-year veteran of the force.

Officials told KSAT that the man pulled out a machete, prompting the officer to fire once.

The 58-year-old man was transported to a hospital in critical condition, but later died.

The man has not been identified by authorities as of press time.

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