Man shot, killed by SAPD officers identified by Bexar County Medical Examiners Office

Arturo Fuentes, 42, pointed a gun at officers before being shot near Sonora and Nogalitos St. on May 27, Chief William McManus says

SAN ANTONIOUpdated on June 5:

The man was identified as Arturo Fuentes, 42, the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Fuentes died of multiple gunshot wounds, the ME’s Office said.

Original Story:

A man was shot and killed by two San Antonio police officers after he allegedly fired a handgun throughout a neighborhood and pointed a gun at officers, according to SAPD Chief William McManus.

SAPD responded to reports of a suspicious person with a gun just before 11 p.m. Saturday near Sonora and Nogalitos Street.

Upon arrival, officers found a 42-year-old man shooting a handgun as he walked in the neighborhood.

As officers approached the man, he pointed the gun at officers, McManus said.

McManus said that’s when the two officers fired their guns, striking the man four times.

He was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

McManus said the officers involved included one probationary officer and a 4-year veteran officer.

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