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2 people critically wounded in apparent attempted murder-suicide at apartment complex on Southwest Side

2 people critically wounded in apparent attempted murder-suicide at apartment complex on Southwest Side

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Mother of one of the victims found them with gunshot wounds to the headA man and a woman in their 20s were critically wounded in what police said was an apparent attempted murder-suicide at an apartment complex in the 7400 block Yarrow Boulevard. (Copyright 2022 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)SAN ANTONIO – A man and a woman in their 20s were critically wounded in what police said was an apparent attempted murder-suicide at an apartment complex Monday afternoon on the city’s Southwest Side.Police said a woman arrived at an apartment in the 7400 block Yarrow Boulevard at around 4:30 p.m. to find her daughter and her ex-boyfriend with gunshot wounds to the head. The pair were taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in critical condition. A handgun was found in the apartment.There didn’t appear...
Woman who allegedly helped arrange migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard identified by CNN as former Army counterintelligence agent Perla Huerta

Woman who allegedly helped arrange migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard identified by CNN as former Army counterintelligence agent Perla Huerta

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CNN  —  “Perla,” the woman who allegedly helped arrange migrant flights from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, has been identified by CNN as Perla Huerta, who served as a counterintelligence agent and combat medic specialist in the US Army until August. About 50 migrants were flown last month from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in two planes organized by Florida’s Republican governor as part of his criticism of the federal government’s immigration and border security policies. Attorneys for the migrants have filed a class action lawsuit, saying they were misled in agreeing to the flights after being told they’d arrive to housing, jobs and help with the immigration process; no one on Martha’s Vineyard kne...
After nearly 2 months as a free man, capital murder suspect a ‘fugitive’ after re-indictment

After nearly 2 months as a free man, capital murder suspect a ‘fugitive’ after re-indictment

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SAN ANTONIO – After nearly two months as a free man, Richard Montez is once again facing a capital murder charge in the February 2018 shooting deaths of a teen and an elderly man on the West Side.A Bexar County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said its Fugitive Apprehension Unit has been unsuccessfully looking for Montez since Wednesday, the day after a grand jury indicted him for the second time in the murders of Angel Gebara, 14, and Benito Gallegos, 69. The spokesman was uncertain whether Montez was aware of the new indictment against him.The threat of it, though, has been looming since special prosecutor Miguel Najera had the original case against Montez dismissed on Aug. 1, the same day his trial was supposed to begin.READ MORE: Man accused of killing two goes free - for nowBefore that, ...
Police investigating deadly shooting of armed robbery suspect by store clerk

Police investigating deadly shooting of armed robbery suspect by store clerk

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are continuing to investigate a deadly shooting that they say involved a store clerk taking aim at suspected armed robber.The shooting happened late Thursday night at a Circle K store in the 9600 block of San Pedro Avenue.RELATED: Man shot, killed by store clerk during robbery attempt at North Side convenience store, police sayAccording to a preliminary report, the clerk called police after 9:30 p.m. saying he had just shot a man with a gun.Officers at the scene said the clerk told them the suspect had walked in, pretending to be a customer at first.He says the man pulled out a gun and pointed it at him.Police say the clerk, who also had a gun, shot the suspect, causing him to drop his weapon.They say as the suspected robber tried to pick up his gun, the...
Witnesses lead police to woman, 26, accused in fatal hit-and-run crash on Southeast Side

Witnesses lead police to woman, 26, accused in fatal hit-and-run crash on Southeast Side

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SAN ANTONIO – A 26-year-old woman has been arrested following a fatal hit-and-run crash on the city’s Southeast Side early Friday morning, according to San Antonio police.Officers were called around 3:40 a.m. to the 7400 block of I-37 South northbound after receiving word of a person injured.According to police, the victim, a man, was working on his broken down vehicle on the side of the road when he was struck by a passing vehicle. The man hit was pronounced dead at the scene.The female driver fled after crash, but was found after witnesses were able to give details on where she fled to, police said. The woman was taken into custody without incident.The name and age of the man killed have not yet been released. SAPD has not identified the woman arrested.Police did say that the woman wi...
Man shot, killed by store clerk during robbery attempt at North Side convenience store, police say

Man shot, killed by store clerk during robbery attempt at North Side convenience store, police say

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say a man is dead after he was shot while trying to rob a North Side convenience store late Thursday night.The shooting happened around 9:45 p.m. at a Valero gas station in the 9500 block of San Pedro Avenue, not far from Isom Road and Loop 410.According to police, the man walked into the store and began acting as a customer, reaching for his wallet before pulling out a gun on the store clerk. That’s when, police say, the clerk saw the gun and pulled out his own, shooting the man.SAPD said the man fell to the ground and again tried to reach for his gun, but the clerk shot the man a second time. He was pronounced dead at the scene.The name and age of the man killed have not been released, pending notification to next of kin. The clerk was not injured in t...
Hidden camera found inside fake smoke detector in UTSA student’s apartment, police say

Hidden camera found inside fake smoke detector in UTSA student’s apartment, police say

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SAN ANTONIO – An investigation is underway after a student living at University Oaks found a camera inside of a fake smoke detector in their apartment, according to UTSA police. UTSA officials sent out a letter to students living on campus Thursday, saying police are investigating and staff members are testing smoke detectors on UTSA-owned properties. It’s unknown where the camera came from.University Oaks is owned and operated by Campus Living Villages, not UTSA, according to university officials. However, staff there have also started testing smoke detectors in all occupied units. Police are requesting assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in San Antonio to find where the device came from and identify any suspects.Students who are living in UTSA-owned properties will als...
Victim killed in DWI crash on North Side identified

Victim killed in DWI crash on North Side identified

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SAN ANTONIO – The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man killed in a DWI crash on the North Side.The victim was identified as Carlos Joe Moreno, 24.According to San Antonio police, at 2 a.m. Sunday, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on Highway 281, swerving between vehicles before losing control.The driver of the Chevrolet crashed into a concrete median on the right shoulder, pushing a car down the road.According to SAPD, the car then continued to hit medians, flinging the vehicle from the left to right medians.The Chevrolet then drove over the median and landed on the access road of a blocked-off construction zone. The vehicle continued to roll and slide in the construction zone before stopping, SAPD said.The passenger of the ve...
Flooding, fires and destruction from Hurricane Ian

Flooding, fires and destruction from Hurricane Ian

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Many neighborhoods and communities in southwest Florida are feeling the effects of Hurricane Ian. The hurricane has brought catastrophic flooding, heavy rain and destructive winds. What You Need To Know Ian made landfall in Cayo Costa, Fla., on Wednesday, Sept. 28  The storm has brought flooding rains and strong winds to the state Tens of thousands of homes are without power because of the storm President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency for Florida Ian made landfall in Cayo Costa, Fla. with max winds of 150 mph. Then after that, it made a second landfall as it moved inland south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor with max wind speeds of 145 mph. One of the primary of threats of the storm was storm surge. Heavy rains have flooded parts of Naples, Fort Myers and other co...
Police seek information in 1999 cold case of man shot, killed outside house party on West Side

Police seek information in 1999 cold case of man shot, killed outside house party on West Side

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SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department and Crime Stoppers are still searching for the suspect(s) responsible for a shooting that killed a man outside a West Side home 23 years ago.According to police, Steve Palafos was shot and killed on August 8, 1999, outside a party in the 800 block of Pleasure Park Street.Police said Palafo and several of his friends got in a fight with other people at the party moments before he was shot.Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (210) 224-STOP.Tips can also be texted to CRIMES (274637) or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website.Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.Also on KSATCopyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved. Source link