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Suspect killed during Homeland Security operation

Suspect killed during Homeland Security operation”

A suspect was shot and killed in a confrontation with a Homeland Security Officer in San Antonio Tuesday morning, according to police.

The shooting was called in just before 7 a.m. near the intersection of Vermont and Ferndale Street, which is located not far from Division Avenue and Interstate 35. At least 20 rounds were fired. The unidentified suspect died on the scene and no Homeland Security agents were injured during the incident.

Investigators recovered the suspect's firearm and FBI agents have launched an investigation into the assault on a federal officer case. One ERO officer was injured and is now being treated.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, along with the San Antonio Police Department have been working in the area.

"On May 1, 2018, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) personnel were involved in an officer-related shooting". Neither the extent nor the nature of the officer's injuries were immediately disclosed.

"ICE can confirm the subject is deceased and that a firearm was recovered from the scene", ICE officials said in a written statement provided to Breitbart Texas.



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