The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of an off-duty deputy in his home. However, the incident, initially, is being called “accidental.”(from KSAT-12)
The deputy, who works as a detention officer at the Bexar County jail, was celebrating his 26th birthday when he was shot, according to sheriff’s investigators at the scene.
[Sgt. Louis] Antu said the deputy was in a bedroom of the home in the 2300 block of Marilyn Kay Street when he was shot in the hand with a shotgun, nearly severing his index finger.
The shooting happened during the deputy’s birthday party, and there were several people in the home at the time, including other off-duty detention officers, deputies and dispatchers, Antu said.
Because some of the party guests had been drinking alcohol, detectives, at first, had difficulty in getting information.
San Antonio Police Department records show at least two other calls at the home.
Police officers investigated a burglary at the deputy’s home in late July. In January, someone at that address suffered a drug overdose, police said.
Work hard, play hard. And all that.
Say, isn't the sheriff's job an elected position?