SAN ANTONIO -- Emergency personnel are responding to the report of an officer shot in the 1600 block of North St. Mary's Street. The area of investigation is centered around a Super 8 motel.
According to SAPD, the officer, an 8-year-veteran was struck in the head after a suspect fired through a door. The officer was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center and is expected to survive.
An employee with the motel told KENS 5 the shooter was reportedly in a room and police were trying to reach that individual.
The suspect, is believed to be in his 30's according to police.
A couple evacuated from the motel told KENS 5 they heard a disturbance just before the shooting.
The call came in at around 7:53 a.m. as a family disturbance incident. The scene is near I-35. An active search continues in the area.
Providence High School has been placed on lockdown, officials said.