Man Shot Following Stabbing in Poteet

A man was shot to death by police overnight following two violent attacks in Atascosa County, south of San Antonio, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Authorities say it began in Jourdanton, where the suspect was involved in a violent argument with his wife.

The Department of Public Safety says the man then drove to Poteet where he attacked his father and another person, stabbing them both.

A Trooper then pursued the man.. When he was spotted nearby, the Trooper told him to surrender and to drop the knife.. When instead he leveled the knife at the Trooper, the officer shot him.. The suspect died at the scene.

Both of the stabbing victims are hospitalized.. The Trooper was not hurt.

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