Sammie Joe Barbosa Killed by Sauvage

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
2300 Pinn Road
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Officer Sauvage stopped a blue pickup truck around 11:27 a.m. Police said the vehicle came to a stop and Sauvage made contact with the occupants. When the officer opened the driver's door, the front seat passenger fired a handgun. The officer was struck on his hand, but he shot and killed the two occupants in the front--Sammie Joe Barbosa, 33, and Alex Anthony Garcia, 25--and wounded a woman in the back seat.

Killer: Sauvage

Agency: San Antonio Police Department

Motive: traffic violation

Confrontation Type: Traffic Stop

Service Call: No

Body Camera: yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Sammie Joe Barbosa

Death Date: April 16, 2021

County: Bexar

Geography: Suburban

Gender: Male

Age: 33

Race: Hispanic

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unclear

Weapon: undetermined

Threat Level: undetermined

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6787

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