A former San Antonio police officer who shot an adolescent within the car parking zone of McDonald’s has been arrested on two counts of assault, police mentioned Tuesday.
James Brennand, who was an officer when the capturing occurred, turned himself in Tuesday and was arrested, Police Chief William McManus mentioned.
The San Antonio Police Division on Tuesday filed two counts of aggravated assault by public servant in opposition to Brennand, police mentioned.
He was fired from the division following the Oct. 2 capturing.
Erik Cantu, 17, remained unconscious and on life assist, an legal professional for his household mentioned earlier Tuesday.
He was shot a number of instances, the legal professional has mentioned.
Brennand was responding to an unrelated disturbance name on the McDonald’s round 10:45 p.m. on Oct. 2 when the capturing occurred.
He observed a automobile, pushed by Cantu, that had evaded him earlier within the day over a registration that didn’t match, police have mentioned.
The officer abruptly opened the door, ordered Cantu to get out, and opened hearth when the automobile was put in reverse and backed up, police have mentioned.
Brennand had been on the power for seven months and was nonetheless in a probationary interval.
McManus, the policed chief, has referred to as his actions indefensible.