Two San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) officers were seriously injured while attempting to arrest a dangerous felon in separate locations in San Antonio, Texas, Your Content has learned.
The incident occurred recently in two different areas of San Antonio. The first officer was shot in the vicinity of 90W and Military, while the second officer was injured in the area of 35 and Nogalitos.
Chief of Police for San Antonio, William McManus, confirmed the incident via Twitter, stating, “Two SAPD officers attempting to arrest a dangerous felon were shot not long ago. One in the area of 90W and Military and the second in the area of 35 and Nogalitos. Both seriously injured. Suspect remains barricaded at this time.”
The SAPD has not yet released the names of the injured officers, citing the need for family notification. The department has also not disclosed the identity of the suspect involved. Law enforcement agencies are currently on the scene, and the areas where the shootings occurred have been cordoned off. Residents are advised to avoid these areas and to stay indoors.
As the suspect remains barricaded, the situation is ongoing. The SAPD and other law enforcement agencies are actively working to resolve the situation and ensure public safety.
The condition of the injured officers is not yet known, and further updates are expected as the situation unfolds.