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2 cops shot in San Antonio – officers critical, suspect dead

(Sinclair Broadcast Group) Two police officers are in critical condition and a suspect is dead following a shooting north of Downtown.

San Antonio Police Department Chief William McManus confirmed the officers were on routine patrol when they stopped two individuals around 3:25 p.m. near the 100 block of West Evergreen, between North Main and Howard Street.

McManus said that both officers were getting out of their vehicle when they were immediately fired upon by one of the suspects. One officer was struck in the face/head area and the other in the upper torso. The officers returned fire and struck the suspect. The other suspect was immediately taken into custody.