Friday, June 30, 2017

End of Watch for San Antonio Police Officer Miguel Moreno, Who Died from His Wounds from an Ambush Shooting Yesterday



By A Texas Reader

SAPD officer Miguel Moreno passes away due to gunshot injuries

SAN ANTONIO – The SAPD officer who was shot in the head Thursday afternoon north of downtown San Antonio has passed away….


Officer Down Memorial Page

Police Officer Miguel Moreno was shot and killed as he and his partner attempted to contact two subjects near the intersection of Evergreen Street and Howard Street at approximately 3:00 pm.

The officers observed the men near a car that appeared to have been broken into. As they stopped to speak to the subjects one of the men immediately opened fire, striking Officer Moreno in the head and his partner in the torso. Despite his wounds, Officer Moreno's partner was able to pull him out of the line of fire and then returned fire, fatally wounding the suspect.

The second subject was taken into custody. Officer Moreno was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wound the following morning.

Officer Moreno had served with the San Antonio Police Department for nine years.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Police Chief William McManus
San Antonio Police Department
315 S Santa Rosa Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78207

Phone: (210) 207-7579

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