House Representative

Straus, Joe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11/21/2016

SPEAKER STRAUS STATEMENT ON SAN ANTONIO POLICE SHOOTING

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus of San Antonio released the following statement Sunday following the fatal shooting of a San Antonio Police Department officer during a routine traffic stop:

"Our entire community is grieving with the San Antonio Police Department following the loss of one our police officers. This is another tragic and difficult reminder of the sacrifices that police officers and their families make every day. In the days ahead, the people of San Antonio will come together to provide extra support and comfort to those who have lost a family member, friend and fellow officer today."