SAN ANTONIO — Two people are dead after a San Antonio Police officer exchanged gunfire with a driver during a routine traffic stop on the West Side Friday morning.
The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. off Pinn Road and near Westfield.
The officer was hit in the hand, but managed to return fire while he was backing up, hitting the male driver and passenger, as well as a female passenger. The two men were pronounced dead at the scene.
The female passenger was shot in the upper chest and was taken to the hospital. No word on her condition.
Chief McManus doesn’t know the reason why the driver pulled the gun on the officer.
The officer was taken to the hospital for treatment.