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Man Killed After Trying To Stop a Woman From Being Beaten In Walmart Parking Lot

A man was shot dead in a busy parking lot after he tried to help a woman believed to be the victim of domestic abuse, CBS affiliate KENS reports.

Police are calling the dead man a Good Samaritan. According to the San Antonio Police Department, the victim was in his car when he saw the suspect, identified by police as Teles Jurarez, 21, had a woman by the hair in the parking lot.

SAPD says that the victim said “let her go” to her abuser and was then shot in the neck.


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The incident happened around 4 p.m. and two other people were hurt, a woman with the victim and another woman who was not involved. Both have been transferred to local hospitals. The woman not involved is in critical condition.

A woman in the vehicle with the man who was shot was injured by shattered glass.

Police Chief William McManus says the beaten woman escaped and a police helicopter followed the shooter’s vehicle for 10 miles before his arrest.

The shooter fled the scene, but was taken into custody in Castroville without incident after a police helicopter followed him.




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