Offender Dead, Cops OK
Police say a man was shot and killed after he tried to disarm an officer during a traffic stop in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
A witness said the 23-year-old man was among a group of about a half-dozen people who tried to attack officers who had pulled over their van.
- Of her brother, she said: "He might have sold drugs, true enough. He was jailed a couple of times, but just for marijuana. But he would never carry a gun, never hassle with the police."
She said witnesses told her that her brother got out the driver's side door of the van "and they just shot him -- twice. Why'd they have to shoot him twice?