SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A San Antonio police officer will not face criminal charges for fatally shooting an 18-year-old, who authorities say was hit by gunfire aimed at someone else.
Prosecutors announced Thursday, a grand jury voted not to indict San Antonio Officer Steve Casanova for the 2018 death of Charles Roundtree, Jr.READ MORE: Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed In Shooting, Vigil To Be Held Sunday
Casanova shot Roundtree after arriving at a San Antonio home to investigate a reported assault.
Police have said the officer opened fire when another man, Davante Snowden, reached for a gun.
Roundtree’s mother is suing the city of San Antonio, and says no one in the home was armed.READ MORE: 1 Killed, 3 Injured In Arlington Car Accident
Attorney Daryl Washington says Roundtree’s family is “extremely disappointed” in the grand jury’s decision.
The Bexar County District Attorney’s Office says Snowden is facing a gun charge connected to the incident.
So far, the San Antonio Police Department declined to comment.MORE NEWS: No. 3 Cincinnati Claims AAC Crown, Possible Playoff Spot
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