Neighbor shocked to learn couple had been shot to death
Couple's daughter alerted neighbor to deaths of father, stepmother
SAN ANTONIO – A neighbor of a man and woman who were found shot dead in their home on Stanley Park in Converse on Monday morning said he heard someone knocking frantically on his door around 9 a.m.
"It was a different knock," said the neighbor, who asked not to be identified. "It wasn't a normal knock, you know. It was almost like she was trying to break in or something. She needed help."
The neighbor said when he rushed out of the door, the woman who had been knocking was already across the street, telling other neighbors that her father and stepmother had been shot.
"I just calmed her down and tried to help her get herself together," the neighbor said.
A Bexar County Sheriff's Office spokesman said deputies found a 40-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man in the home shot to death.
The neighbor said he knew the couple well and was saddened to hear what had happened.
"I knew them fairly well," he said. "He was a veteran."
The neighbor said the adult daughter of the couple is in the Air Force and was in town visiting for a few days.
As of Monday afternoon, the victims had not been identified.
Bexar County Sheriff's Office investigators said while they are still working to determine what happened, they do not believe anyone outside the home had anything to do with the shootings.
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