TX ISD Police Officer Matt Krupa ID’d As Victim In Thursday San Antonio Fatal Jeep Crash

BEXAR COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Matthew David Krupa, of San Antonio, Texas, has been identified as the North East Independent School District officer killed in a Thursday morning vehicle crash in Bexar County.

Krupa, 27, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near San Antonio Thursday morning.

According to reports, Krupa was operating a Jeep Wrangler on Broadway near Cheever in San Antonio, when the vehicle came into contact with a vehicle Thursday morning. The force of the crash cause the Jeep to roll over.

Krupa, who was on his way to work for the North East ISD Police Department, was pronounced dead on the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The condition of the other driver was not provided.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Bexar County is a county of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,714,773, and a 2018 estimate put the population at 1,986,049. It is the 16th-most populous county in the nation and the fourth-most populated in Texas – Wikipedia.

TX Man Jay Mejia ID’d As Victim In Thursday San Antonio Double-Fatal Wrong-Way DUI Crash

BEXAR COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Jay Mejia, of San Antonio, Texas, has been identified as the victim killed in a DUI vehicle crash in Bexar County Thursday morning.

Mejia, 33, was killed in a wrong-way vehicle crash involving a suspected drunk driver near San Antonio Thursday morning.

According to reports, 26-year-old Alejandro Montoya Rodriguez, was operating a vehicle the wrong-way on Loop 410 in San Antonio, when it came into head-on contact with a vehicle operated by Mejia.

Mejia, former Air Force and current University Hospital nurse, was killed in the collision.

Another driver, who crashed attempting to avoid Rodriguez, also died at the scene. That driver’s name has not yet been released.

Rodriguez was transported to University Hospital where he was later booked on DUI and other charges.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Mejia:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Bexar County is a county of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,714,773, and a 2018 estimate put the population at 1,986,049. It is the 16th-most populous county in the nation and the fourth-most populated in Texas – Wikipedia.

TX Man Michael Maraist ID’d As Victim In Saturday Night San Antonio Vehicle Crash

COMAL COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Michael John Maraist, of Corpus Christi, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday night vehicle crash in Comal County.

Maraist, 26, was killed in a vehicle crash involving a van near San Antonio Saturday night.

According to reports, Maraist was operating a Ford Focus in the 600 block of South Business Interstate Highway 35 in New Braunfels, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 11 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle then collided with a Ford Transit 350 van.

The six people traveling in the van, including four children, were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Maraist was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Comal County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 108,472. Its county seat is New Braunfels. Comal County is part of the San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

At Least 6 People Found Dead Inside San Antonio Apartment Complex Monday

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — At least six people have been found deceased at a San Antonio, Texas apartment complex on Monday.

The grisly discovery was made in the 17000 block of Henderson Pass near Turkey Point.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, officers responded to a San Antonio apartment complex where “multiple people” were found dead.

No further information was immediately provided by officials.

This is a developing story.

Geo quick facts: San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city – wikipedia.

TX Man Greg Barnhart ID’d As Victim In Thursday Evening Fatal OK Motorcycle Crash

CREEK COUNTY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Gregory Scott Barnhart, of Poteet, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash in Creek County, Oklahoma late Thursday afternoon.

‘Greg’ Barnhart, 52, was killed Thursday in a motorcycle crash Thursday near Sapulpa, OK.

According to officials, Barnhart was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle on 61st St. South and 103rd West Ave near Sapulpa, when for unknown reasons, he failed negotiate a curve around 4 p.m. Thursday.

His motorcycle was “laid down on its side” and departed the roadway to the right before coming to a rest on the side of the road, reports KFOR.

Barnhart was thrown from his motorcycle during the violent crash.

Barnhart was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

A crash report states the cause of the crash was due to “unsafe speed.”

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Creek County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 69,967. Its county seat is Sapulpa. Creek County is part of the Tulsa, OK Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

TX Man William Bayles Suspect In Murder Of Pregnant GF Gabriella Rodriguez Dies In San Antonio Hospital

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — William Bayles, the man accused of shooting and killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Gabriella Rodriguez, before turning the gun on himself – Has died in an area hospital, according to the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Bayles, 28, had been in serious condition for three days before succumbing to his injuries.

According to county records, his death was ruled a suicide.

On Christmas Day, tragedy struck when San Antonio Police said 24-year-old Rodriguez and her unborn child were killed during a custody exchange at Bayles’ home on the 11300 block of Candle Park.

According to police, Rodriguez was with her current boyfriend dropping her two children – ages 2 and 6 – when Bayles, the boys’ father, shot Rodriguez, then shot himself in the head, reports KNES.

The children were apparently inside the home when shots rang out, police said. Rodriguez’s current boyfriend heard the gunshots and called 911.

Rodriguez and her unborn child were pronounced dead at the scene. SAPD says their investigation is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city – wikipedia.

Pregnant TX Woman Gabriela Rodriguez ID’d As Victim Shot Dead By Ex On Christmas In San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Gabriela Rodriguez has been identified as the 8-month pregnant woman shot dead outside her San Antonio residence on Christmas.

Rodriguez, 24, was reportedly shot dead by her ex-boyfriend Wednesday while her young children were inside the home, according to police.

San Antonio Police say, Rodriguez was fatally shot by her ex-boyfriend and the father of her two young children inside a home in the 11300 block of Candle Park just after 3 p.m.

Authorities confirmed Rodriguez was 33 weeks pregnant and less than one month away from her due date.

She was killed while her 2-year-old and 6-year-old children were inside the home. Her baby did not survive the shooting, reports ABC6OnYourSide.

The woman’s new boyfriend heard the gunshots and called police. After fatally shooting the mother police said the 27-year-old shot himself.

The suspect, who has not been identified by police, is being treated at an area hospital and is listed in “extremely bad condition.”

Investigators said the suspect had a criminal history.

Geo quick facts: San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city – wikipedia.

TX IHOP SAISD Officer Murder Suspect Caught ID’d As Jorge Lopez (Photo)

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Police have arrested Jorge Lopez in the murder of an off-duty officer at an IHOP early Saturday morning.

Lopez, 23, was arrested hours after he allegedly ran over and killed the SAISD officer at a IHOP in San Antonio.

Detective Cliff Martinez has been identified as the off-duty officer with the San Antonio Independent School District killed Saturday morning after being run over outside of an IHOP restaurant following a parking lot brawl.

The officer was moonlighting at the restaurant as a security officer.

According to officials, a fight broke out between two men inside of the IHOP restaurant in the 1000 block off Hot Wells Road just after 3 a.m.

The eatery is located at, 739 Hot Wells Blvd in San Antonio, TX.

The SAISD officer was attempting to break up the fight and managed to usher the suspects out of the restaurant where the fight continued in the parking lot.

Martinez was the assaulted in the parking lot by the suspects and left on the ground. The suspects then got into a car and ran over the officer, according to a spokesman with SAPD, reports KENS.

Martinez, a 27-year veteran, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lopez fled the scene and was caught some hours later.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city – wikipedia.

San Antonio School Police Officer Killed Intervening In IHOP Fight Saturday Morning ‘Run Over’

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — An off-duty officer with the San Antonio Independent School District was killed Saturday morning after being run over outside of an IHOP restaurant following a parking lot brawl. The officer was moonlighting at the restaurant as a security officer.

According to officials, a fight broke out between two men inside of the IHOP restaurant in the 1000 block off Hot Wells Road just after 3 a.m.

The eatery is located at, 739 Hot Wells Blvd in San Antonio, TX.

The SAISD officer, who has not been identified by name, was attempting to break up the fight and managed to usher the suspects out of the restaurant where the fight continued in the parking lot.

The officer was the assaulted in the parking lot by the suspects and left on the ground. The suspects then got into a car and ran over the officer, according to a spokesman with SAPD, reports KENS.

The officer, a 27-year veteran, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspects fled the scene and are still at large.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city – wikipedia.

TX Man & 8-Year-Old Shot Inside Porsche At San Antonio ‘The Rim’ Mall ‘Life-Threatening’

SAN ANTONIO, TX. (THECOUNT) — A shooting has been reported at popular San Antonio shopping mall, “The Rim,” Sunday around noon. The man suffered life-threatening injuries. The shild was uninjured.

According to San Antonio Police, a 26-year-old man and his son, 8, were inside in a white Porsche when shots rang out in the 17900 block of La Cantera Parkway, in San Antonio, Texas on Sunday.

Officials say a dark-colored vehicle pulled up and opened fire on the sports car.

SAPD said the man was shot at least once and suffered life-threatening injuries. He was taken to University Hospital and is in critical condition. The child was unharmed, but did witness the attack, reports News4.

Officers began to search for the vehicle, which they said could be either a Toyota Corolla or a Honda Civic and was last seen heading down I-10. SAPD used its helicopter to search for the suspects, but have not been able to find them yet.

La Cantera will be treated as a crime scene until further notice.

This is believed to be a targeted situation and the investigation is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city – wikipedia.