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Authorities Search for San Antonio Officer's Killer

Officers are searching for a suspect that killed Officer Benjamin Marconi, during a traffic stop, outside of San Antonio's police headquarters.

According to San Antonio Police Chief William McManus, Marconi was sitting in his squad car, writing a ticket, when the suspect walked up and shot Marconi. The suspect had parked his car behind Marconi's squad car. The suspect reportedly fired two shots and then returned to his vehicle and sped away.

The San Antonio Police Department has released two photos of the suspect's vehicle, and one photo of a person of interest in the case.

San Antonio Police are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the shooter in this case.

Photos released by the San Antonio Police Department can be viewed at

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