San Antonio police identify suspect shot, killed by officer during robbery call

The officer has been placed on administrative leave pending further investigation

A suspect was shot and killed following a confrontation at a restaurant on the South Side, according to SAPD Chief William McManus. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIOUpdate (Wednesday, 4 p.m.):

San Antonio police have identified a suspect who was fatally shot and the officer who pulled the trigger during a robbery call at a restaurant last weekend.

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Officers were called to the 3100 block of Roosevelt Avenue at 9:30 p.m., Saturday. When they arrived, they found 46-year-old Jesus Hernandez wielding a large knife and possibly a firearm.

Hernandez had led officers on a chase when he went into an apartment complex behind the restaurant.

An officer, identified as Joshua Bagley, told Hernandez to drop the knife, but he refused, according to SAPD.

The officer pulled his gun and shot Hernandez. Despite lifesaving measures at the scene, Hernandez died from his injuries.

Bagley has been placed on administrative duty as the investigation continues. He’s served with SAPD for three years.


A 46-year-old man was shot and killed by an officer at an apartment complex on the South Side after refusing to drop his weapon, according to San Antonio police.

The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m., Saturday, in the 3100 block of Roosevelt Avenue.

Initially, officers were called to the scene for a robbery at a restaurant in the area.

The suspect, who was wielding a large knife, ran to an apartment complex behind the restaurant and police followed, according to McManus.

An officer told the suspect to drop the knife, but he refused. McManus said the officer “had to use deadly force” and shot the suspect in the upper body.

Police began lifesaving measures on the suspect, but he died at the scene from his injuries, SAPD said.

The suspect’s identity has not been released and the information is subject to change pending further investigation.

This is a developing story, and we’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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