BCSO searching for man tied to shooting of Balcones Heights police officer

Surveillance image shows suspect, pickup

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office put out an advisory for this suspect involved in the shooting of a Balcones Heights police officer. (Bexar County Sheriff's Office, KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man believed to be involved in the shooting of a Balcones Heights police officer on Wednesday afternoon.

The Balcones Heights Police Department confirmed that a sergeant was shot during an incident on Wednesday. The condition of the officer was not immediately known. Shortly after the shooting was reported in the 6900 block of I-10, a large contingent of law enforcement congregated near the Sol Apartments off Interstate 10.

Surveillance images released by the sheriff’s office show a man in a Manu Ginobli jersey and dark pants carrying a bag. Another image shows a white pickup the man is believed to be driving.

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the man is asked to call BCSO at 210-335-6000.

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Fares Sabawi has been a journalist in San Antonio for four years. He has covered several topics, but specializes in crime, courts, open records and data visualization.