Deputy shoots at man after vehicle chase, ramming of patrol car

BCSO: No one hit in shooting; believed man possessed gun

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said a chase in Northeast Bexar County ended in gunfire with a deputy shooting at a man who he thought had a gun.

The incident began around 2:45 a.m. when BCSO deputies got a call for a disturbance in the Camelot II neighborhood.

Deputies at the scene said a neighbor told them they heard someone arguing and threatening to get a gun. 

Deputies were clearing that call when they saw a vehicle pass by they thought could possibly be involved in the earlier incident. That's when, deputies said, they attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver sped off.

Deputies chased the vehicle through a neighborhood before he reportedly rammed a patrol car, officials said.

The man then drove onto Montgomery Elementary grounds near Montgomery and New World Drive where deputies finally stopped him.

That's when a deputy saw what he thought was a gun in the man's hand and fired at the man, BCSO officials said.


No one was hit by the shooting. The suspect, believed to be in his 20s, got on the ground and surrendered, officials added. 

Deputies say they did not find a gun on the man.

The investigation is ongoing.

Stay with KSAT 12 both online and on-air for more information on this developing story.

About the Authors: