Police Officer Fabian Dale DOMINGUEZ
San Antonio Police Department, TX
Cause of Death:
Officer Dominguez was
shot and killed while investigating a burglary in his neighborhood. As
Officer Dominguez was returning home from work he noticed a suspicious
vehicle a few blocks from his home. As he was approaching the vehicle with
his weapon drawn he ordered the driver to turn off the car and give him
the keys. As he reached in to get the keys the suspect smacked his gun and
shot him at the same time, causing him to drop his weapon inside the
vehicle. The suspect then exited the vehicle and retrieved his weapon and
shot him several more times.
The suspect was sentenced to death and
one of the other two suspects was sentenced to life. The third suspect has
been sentenced to 25 years in prison for engaging in organized crime.
Officer Dominguez had been with the
agency for two years and was survived by his wife and twin daughters.