19-year-old dead after shooting with SAPD officers near Medical Center

Police said that when they arrived to the apartment for a domestic dispute, the suspect was seen standing over his girlfriend pointing a gun at her.

SAN ANTONIO — A 19-year-old is dead after being involved in a shooting with SAPD officers near the Medical Center.

On Tuesday afternoon, the San Antonio Police Department responded to an apartment complex on the 2600 block of Babcock Road after receiving a call for a domestic dispute.

When police arrived, officials said they witnessed a 19-year-old man standing over a woman, who was his girlfriend, pointing a gun at her. Police proceeded to open fire on the suspect.

Police Chief William McManus said the preliminary investigation shows the couple were in an argument when the 19-year-old left the apartment to only come back a little while later with a gun.

The suspect was sent to a local hospital where he later died. 

This is an ongoing investigation and KENS 5 will update this story as soon as more information becomes available.

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