A man was shot in the chest Saturday night at a San Antonio, Texas, Twin Peaks restaurant after allegedly tasering an officer who had been asked to remove him from the premises.
The man was allegedly part of a disturbance in the restaurant just before midnight Saturday, KENS 5 reported. An off-duty Somerset police officer, who works security for the restaurant, was asked to remove the suspect from the establishment.
NEW: A man was shot in the chest by an off-duty police officer after police say he grabbed the officer’s taser and used it on him while being escorted out of a restaurant. https://t.co/eiTBG51fLm
— KENS 5 (@KENS5) February 12, 2023
MySanAntonio noted that “the man got angry with the off-duty officer while being moved to the parking lot” and he allegedly snatched the officer’s taser.
JUST IN: The man was transported to University Hospital where he is in critical condition, according to the SAPDhttps://t.co/hQTcpNu8Br
— MySA (@mySA) February 12, 2023
Once he had the taser, the man allegedly ran and the officer pursued him. The man allegedly tasered the officer once the officer caught up to him and the officer responded by shooting him in the chest.
The man, an identified 34-year-old, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
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