San Marcos Police have confirmed that the off-duty Kyle Police Department officer who was shot over the weekend has been released from the hospital and is in good condition. The officer had been serving as a courtesy officer at an apartment complex on Post Road in San Marcos.
The incident unfolded early Saturday morning when San Marcos Police responded to reports of gunshots or fireworks at the apartment complex. Upon arrival, they discovered that the off-duty officer had been shot while investigating the disturbance.
San Marcos officers conducted a search warrant and managed to apprehend a suspect. The suspect now faces multiple charges, including Attempted Capital Murder of a Peace Officer and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
Kyle Police Chief Jeff Barnett said he is "extremely grateful for the quick arrival of San Marcos Hays County EMS and the swift response of the San Marcos Police Department in locating the suspect and making an arrest."