Critical Incident Video Release: 6900 Timbercreek

Published on January 08, 2024

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SAN ANTONIO (February 08, 2024) – Consistent with our Critical Incident Video Release Procedure, SAPD released a video from an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024. 

1) January 9, 2024 – 6900 block of Timbercreek. SAPD dispatchers received several 911 calls about a man shooting guns outside of an apartment complex. SAPD patrol officers responded to the location and attempted to secure the area near the suspect’s apartment back sliding door when one of the officers heard the suspect racking a gun. The suspect, 43-year-old Jose Vasquez, fired several rounds and officers retreated behind nearby vehicles. The SAPD Negotiations Unit and SAPD SWAT were called to the scene. SWAT Officer, Jesse Noriega, who was in an elevated position inside a SWAT armored vehicle, shot at the suspect after observing the suspect point his firearm at the officers from the back patio area behind the privacy fence. Vasquez was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital in stable condition. No one else was injured. Vasquez (SID 882255) was charged with Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant and two counts of Deadly Conduct – Firearm. Officer Noriega #0989 has 23 years of service.


As with all officer involved shootings, the District Attorney’s Office is reviewing the incident.