A TORNADO WATCH has been issued for Leon, Milam, and Robertson Counties until 5:00am Monday morning. A line of strong to severe thunderstorms is on its way to the Brazos Valley and should arrive between 2 and 3 am. Heavy rain, frequent lightning, and winds above 50 mph are our main concerns. However, an isolated tornado, especially in our northern counties, cannot be ruled out.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities say a San Antonio university student was charging toward an officer with his hand raised when he was fatally shot during a traffic stop.
Alamo Heights Police Department Chief Richard Pruitt said at a news conference Monday University of the Incarnate Word student Robert Redus and Captain Chris Carter had struggled after the officer had tried to handcuff him. Redus has been pulled over early Friday for speeding and driving erratically.
The San Antonio Express-News reports authorities say the 23-year-old student wrestled away Carter's baton and hit him with it before the officer got it back. Pruitt says when Carter told Redus to stop or he would shoot, Redus charged at the officer.
Two Redus' friends say he was not an aggressive person.
Authorities continue investigating the shooting.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.