POTEET, Texas (AP) — A state trooper has shot and killed a man who authorities say had earlier stabbed two men in separate incidents south of San Antonio.
Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Jason Reyes told the San Antonio Express-News that a 37-year-old man was a suspect in the stabbing Friday of a man in Jourdanton.
Reyes says it appears the suspect then traveled to nearby Poteet where he stabbed a second person. Both victims were taken to a hospital but their conditions were not known Saturday.
A trooper spotted the suspect in Poteet and Reyes says the man pulled a knife.
The trooper fired multiple shots and it’s not clear how many times the suspect was struck. He died at the scene.
The Texas Rangers are investigating the shooting.
Information from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com