Transcript for Manhunt in Texas for Suspected Cop Killer
Now to the breaking news out of Texas. The manhunt, looking for the man who killed a police officer in cold blood. Here's Marci Gonzalez. He's been shot. Reporter: Tonight, a tense manhunt in Texas for the killer who ambushed a San Antonio police officer, shooting him in the head. I've got an officer down in front of headquarters. Reporter: Investigators say officer Benjamin Marconi was in his squad car just before noon today writing a traffic ticket across from police headquarters, when another driver pulled up behind him, walked up to the passenger side window and shot Marconi twice, before driving off in this dark-colored car. This is everyone's worst nightmare. Reporter: Investigators are now scanning surveillance video. The vehicle drove through headquarters parking lot. Reporter: Trying to identify the killer and his motive. We never want to see anything like this happen, unfortunately like Dallas and like Baton Rouge it's happened here, now. Reporter: Already this year, 58 other officers in this country have been shot to death in the line of duty. A more than 60% increase over last year. And Dan, tonight the search for the suspect is on. Police in San Antonio are being extra cautious. Now only making traffic stops in teams until this killer is caught. Dan? Marci, thank you.
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