- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police say an officer shot a man who grabbed his baton and hit him, breaking the officer’s hand.

Police say officers were called Thursday to a fast food restaurant parking lot because a man was seen walking back and forth in the area. Investigators say when the officer approached the man, he grabbed the officer’s baton and hit him.

Police Chief Bill McManus tells KABB television station (https://bit.ly/1uQgYkp ) in San Antonio that the officer then shot the man in the chest. When the man continued to struggle, he was also shot with a stun gun.

The man was shot a second time with a stun gun after trying to get away from paramedics.

Both the man and the officer were hospitalized.

San Antonio police are investigating the incident.


Information from: KABB-TV, https://www.kabb.com

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