Texas murder suspect shot at Walmart after leading authorities on a chase across 2 counties

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A Texas murder suspect was shot at a Walmart on Saturday after leading authorities on a chase across two counties.

The incident happened just before 9 p.m. in San Antonio in the 8300 block of Bandera Road, KSAT wrote. Bandera County officials were involved in a chase with the man, who was wanted for murder, and the chase later entered Bexar County.

Police said the suspect came to a stop at a Walmart and got into a shootout with a Bandera police officer. The man was shot in the left shoulder, and then he entered the store.

He allegedly shot his firearm several times, but no other people were injured. The suspect was later taken into custody in the parking lot and taken to the hospital in stable condition, according to KSAT.

Texas Rangers and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the shooting.

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