Crime Stoppers offers reward in SAPD detective death

Up to $10,000 offered for identification, location of suspect

SAN ANTONIO – Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information that leads to the identification and location of the man who shot San Antonio police Detective Benjamin Marconi to death.

On Monday morning, San Antonio police posted a picture on its Facebook page asking for help in identifying the people seen in the photo (pictured, above).

Police believe they have seen the gunman kill Marconi in his patrol car in front of the downtown police headquarters right before noon Sunday.

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Detectives also want to talk with this man (pictured, below), who has been identified as a person of interest in the case.

Police officials said he is not a suspect.

The man is between 20 and 30 years old, stands about 5 feet 7 inches to 6 feet tall. He has a slim build with a goatee and may have a tattoo on his left arm.

The gunman is believed to have been in a black, four-door Mitsubishi Galant (pictured, below) with chrome rims.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 224-STOP (7867) or 911.

Tips can also be posted on the Crime Stoppers website.

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