Officer killed while responding to San Marcos active shooter situation

Officer killed while responding to San Marcos active shooter situation

SAN MARCOS, Texas – A San Marcos police officer is dead and two other officers were injured Saturday during an active shooter situation in San Marcos.

SMPD urged people to shelter in place in the area of Hunter Road due to an “incident.”

The alleged shooter is also dead.

Governor Greg Abbott issued the following statement: “Tonight’s shooting in San Marcos is a somber reminder of the service and sacrifice our brave men and women in law enforcement make every day to keep us safe. I am grateful for the swift action of the San Marcos Police Department in containing the threat and minimizing the loss of life. I ask all Texans to join Cecilia and me in praying for the officer killed and for those injured, and for the continued safety of all law enforcement officers who protect our communities.”