Friday, December 26, 2014
"SAN ANTONIO, TX — Just two days before Christmas, two families are dealing with tragedy.
"Police said one man is dead and a woman is seriously injured in what appears to be a failed murder/suicide
"Investigators with the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office have identified the man killed as 43-year-old John Regalado.
"The shooting happened at 9:30 p.m. at a house located in the 200 block of Ada Street on the city's southside.
"Investigators said it appears Regalado shot his girlfriend and then shot and killed himself.
"The woman was rushed to SAMMC and underwent surgery. At last check she was in critical condition.
"Police said a relative who was in another part of the house heard the commotion and found the couple with gunshot wounds.
"Police said when they arrived they found Regalado dead and a woman with a gunshot wound to the head.
"Neighbors said they're shocked by what happened.
"Police were still investigating and were interviewing the relative who was inside the home during the shooting.
"`It's really tragic here for everyone, especially in your neighborhood at night, when something happens all of a sudden,` said neighbor Celso Cordova. `They always seemed happy with each other. I always saw them holding hands or going to dinner.`
"Neighbors said the couple looked happy and never saw them argue.
"Police are still trying to determine a motive behind the shooting."
Posted by tsc at 9:57 AM