I hope the officer and the city won't regret this decision in the form of a lawsuit filed by the defendant and an overzealous lawyer.
SAPD officer shoots man in leg
Police Chief William McManus said two police officers responded to a disturbance around 10 p.m. at a gas station at the corner of Commercial Avenue and Southwest Military Drive.
When the officers arrived at the scene, they found the man holding a butcher knife. They attempted to make contact with the suspect but the unidentified man fled on foot. The officers chased the suspect through a back alley near Commercial and McCauley Avenue.
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