Hotel security guard shot, killed after confrontation with two suspects

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A hotel security guard is dead after a confrontation with two suspicious individuals early Saturday morning. The shooting happened around 1:46 a.m. at a hotel near IH-35 N and Eisenhower Rd.

SAN ANTONIO - According to the Sergeant on-scene, the security guard went to investigate two suspicious people at the back of the property.

Police say a verbal altercation started and the suspects drove their vehicle around to the front of the hotel. The security guard followed them, and the situation escalated further. A woman, believed to be the security guard's wife or girlfriend, intervened by throwing a rock at the suspect's vehicle. In response, the suspect shot and killed the security guard before fleeing the scene with the other individual.

Police and emergency medical services attempted life-saving measures but were unable to save the security guard. No other injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing.