Man sought by Bexar County deputies fatally shoots himself

Custodial death reported in East Bexar County

SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said a man wearing only boxers and boots pulled out a handgun and shot himself as deputies pursued him Sunday evening.

Deputies tried to pull the man over near FM 78 and Walzem, Salazar said.

BCSO: Woman who jumped out of moving vehicle dies of multiple stab wounds

The suspect pulled over, but quickly abandoned the car and started running.

The man eventually got back on the shoulder lane of FM 78, pulled a handgun out and then shot himself.

The man has not yet been identified, Salazar said.

A tarp was quickly placed over the man in an effort to preserve the crime scene as storms rolled in, Salazar said.

About the Author: