SAPD Officer Shoots Suspect in Early Morning Struggle

A San Antonio Police Officer shot an armed suspect during an early morning struggle on the city's northeast side, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Police Chief Bill McManus told reporters on the scene that the officer was called to Eisenhauer Rd on a report of four young men hanging around on a streetcorner.

When the officer arrived, one of the men bolted and the officer followed, pursuing him into a wooded area where the two struggled over a handgun that was in the possession on the suspect.

During the course of the struggle over the suspect's handgun, the officer shot the suspect twice.

He was taken to the hospital with wounds that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The officer was not hurt.. McManus said the man that was shot was wanted on warrants.. Officers found stolen property being loaded into the suspect's vehicle.

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