SAN ANTONIO – Local law enforcement agencies are sharing their condolences for the San Marcos Police Department after one officer was fatally shot and two others were critically wounded while handling a domestic disturbance call on Saturday.
The shooting happened Saturday night at the Twin Lake Villas Apartments.
Officer Justin Putnam, 31, was killed in the shooting and officers Franco Stewart and Justin Mueller were injured.
The shooter, identified as Alfredo Perez De La Cruz, 45, of San Marcos, was found deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Putnam was fatally wounded at the scene and the two other officers were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment.
Many law enforcement agencies took to social media to offer their condolences to the police department and to the officers’ families.
Donations are being accepted for the families of the officers and more information will be available on the San Marcos police’s Facebook page.