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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Grand Jury indicts former San Antonio police officer for Oct. 2 shooting of unarmed teenager

Today, District Attorney Joe Gonzales announced that a Bexar County Grand Jury has concluded its review of the shooting of unarmed teenager Erik Cantu on October 2, 2022. The Grand Jury returned an indictment against former San Antonio police officer Jame...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Statement regarding arrest of James Brennand

Tuesday evening, former officer James Brennand was booked on two warrants for the offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant, a first-degree felony. The charges stem from the Oct. 2, 2022, shooting of Erik Cantu. 

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District Attorney - Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Statement from D.A. Gonzales on rejection of charges against Erik Cantu

While Sunday’s shooting of an unarmed teenager by a then-San Antonio Police officer remains under investigation, the facts and evidence we have received so far led us to reject the charges against Erik Cantu for further investigation. Once SAPD ...

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