SAN ANTONIO -

A man in his 60s on trial in a criminal case shot and killed himself near the Bexar County Courthouse on Monday.

San Antonio Police Department spokesman Sgt. Javier Salazar said the man shot himself inside a car that was parked in a nearby parking lot at 10:30 a.m.

Jury selection had just started in the trial when the man was nowhere to be found, Salazar said.

The man's name has not been released.