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Kyle police officer dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say

Fernando Solis, 28, was found in his personal vehicle around 5 p.m. Sunday

SAN MARCOS, Tx – An off-duty Kyle police officer was found deceased of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday evening, the San Marcos Police Department said Monday.

Fernando Solis, 28, was found in his personal vehicle around 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Asbury Place Apartments, located in the 1300 block of Wonder World Drive in San Marcos.

The Kyle Police Department said in a Facebook post that it had been notified about the death.

“Our deepest condolences go out to Officer Solis’ family and to the entire Kyle Police Department,” said San Marcos Chief of Police Chase Stapp.  

San Marcos police said no suspects are being sought.

You can read the full Facebook post here:

"We are deeply saddened to issue this statement: "Kyle Police Department confirms that it was notified earlier this evening about the death of one of its police officers. The incident occurred when the officer was off duty in San Marcos. The officer’s death is under investigation by the San Marcos Police Department. No further information will be released at this time."

We are deeply saddened to issue this statement: "Kyle Police Department confirms that it was notified earlier this...

Posted by Kyle Police Department on Sunday, September 16, 2018

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