Man killed during shootout with SAPD officers identified by ME’s Office
SAN ANTONIO – Update:The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a 30-year-old man that was shot and killed on the Northeast Side last week. According to police, when officers and a SWAT team arrived, LaPlace kept firing gunshots and then set his trailer on fire. LaPlace then left the trailer and kept firing gunshots throughout the trailer park before six officers confronted the man and returned fire, killing him, police said. According to San Antonio Police Chief William McManus, when officers and a SWAT team arrived the man kept firing gunshots and then set his trailer on fire. McManus said the man eventually left the trailer and kept firing shots throughout the trailer park.
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