Officer shoots at 2 men who hit him with car, Schertz police say

No one hit by gunfire; officer not injured

SCHERTZ, Texas – Schertz police say they are investigating an incident in which an officer fired his weapon early Friday morning at two men who hit him with a car.

They say the officer was investigating a report of car burglaries at the time, in the 3100 block of Pencil Cholla.

He says he came upon the two men around 2 a.m. in the 3100 block of Muntjac, who then began driving toward him in a car.

Police say the officer was hit by the car in the leg, but was not seriously hurt.

He was able to draw his weapon and fire at the men and the vehicle’s windshield, although no one was hit. It did cause the vehicle to stop, police said.

Police arrested an 18-year-old man in the car, but the second suspect ran away.

They searched the area with help by the San Antonio Police Department and Converse Police Departments, but did not find him.

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