Two Dead from Gunfight with Texas Police Officer After Traffic Stop

Two Dead from Gunfight with Texas Police Officer After Traffic Stop

San Antonio, Texas, Police Chief William McManus says one of his officers is injured after a motorist pulled a gun during a normal traffic stop Friday morning. Despite getting shot in the hand, the officer returned fire, killing two passengers and injuring a third in the subject vehicle.

Though details are still light about the matter, Chief McManus said the verbal exchange between the officer and motorist was not hostile in the lead-up to the shooting, KABB reports.

The officer and a surviving female passenger are now in hospitals for treatment.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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