Brothers Save Officer As Suspect Kicks Him In The Head, Tries To Steal His Gun

Holly Matkin

Brothers William and Luis Mendez-Guzman heroically rushed to the struggling San Antonio police officer's aid.

San Antonio, TX – Two Good Samaritans rushed to the aid of a San Antonio police officer who was being pummeled by a violent suspect on Saturday night.

The attack occurred during a traffic stop at Babcock Road and Loop 410, WOAI reported.

“The suspect came running this way, I guess trying to hide into the apartment complex,” witness Jasmine Mondragon said, motioning across the roadway towards the apartment building.

The circumstances that led up to the altercation have not been released, but the brawl between the officer and the suspect was already well underway when brothers William and Luis Mendez-Guzman heard the officer screaming for help.

The officer was “stretched out” on the pavement, barely hanging onto the suspect’s foot, Mondragon told the news outlet.

“The man was reaching and swinging for the officer’s gun,” Luis Mendez-Guzman told WOAI. “[The officer] seemed at a loss – that's when he started screaming for help.”

Luis and William immediately ran towards the fight and jumped in to subdue the combative suspect.

"They had to hold him down,” Mondragon explained. “The guy kept screaming that he had HIV, trying to bite them so maybe they'd let go, but they didn't.”

The brothers managed to restrain the suspect until backup officers arrived.

“At the time, we helped both men,” William told WOAI. “I think we reacted appropriately, because the officer was being kicked in the head, and once we stepped in the officer was getting ready to tase him, but we said we had him under control. We helped both of them."

Cell phone footage recorded by a family member showed the officer as he gathered the pieces of his broken bodycam after the fight and thanked the brothers for helping him.

The suspect’s identity has not been released, and it is unclear what charges he may be facing.

Comments (33)
flybynight
flybynight

"The suspect’s identity has not been released, and it is unclear what charges he may be facing".

NPN?

Well done to the two brothers.

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IseeWhereThisIsGoing
IseeWhereThisIsGoing

Good job. That's how people are supposed to act when someone needs help and calls for help when a perp is trying to kill the officer by reaching for his gun.

Excalibr4
Excalibr4

Funny. I was just commenting on another post of how good LEGAL Latinos in this country are. The difference between them and Cartel Illegals is like night and day.

DNW
DNW

Thank you, heroes.

MSK
MSK

Heroes! This is the way it’s supposed to work. Great job men!

Just my opinion
Just my opinion

Great job! I wish more people would act like the 2 brothers!

LEO0301
LEO0301

Nice. Nowadays many people would pull out their cell phones to record the event for Facebook. These two heroes definitely deserve the recognition they're receiving.

djaznh
djaznh

IF you have chance to read this, thank you, William and Luiz. Great job and I'm glad you were not harmed. Our LEO need our support more often than some people think.

GUERITO65
GUERITO65

To the contrary

Scattered
Scattered

They are hero's. I just read a story where an officer was down and the crowd were kicking the officer and yelling and trying to set the subject free. Nice changd and we need more like these 2 brothers.

lolamae
lolamae

Finally heroes who want to do good for the good of the community. Good job.

lolamae
lolamae

Finally heroes who want to do good for the good of the community. Good job.

Nanc7630
Nanc7630

Bravo to the brothers, that was a wonderful thing thank you & praise God they were there💖🙏

reverett456117502
reverett456117502

So nice to see!!!!! Good job brothers!!!!

DieselDawg
DieselDawg

Character counts!

Tpr365
Tpr365

Thank you William and Luis. You probably saved a police Officers life.

Stanracer
Stanracer

The idiots that that stand around videoing these types of occurences, instead of helping the officer, can take a lesson from this.

Wish505
Wish505

Testimony that there are still a few good people around. Thank you gentlemen your mother will be proud of her sons.

BLUEALWAYS
BLUEALWAYS

They should get some type of a reward. True heroes in my book !!!!!

GLOCK_LAWMAN
GLOCK_LAWMAN

If there was away to contact them I'd set make a reservation at the best steakhouse in SanAntone for them and family .

MY KINDA PEOPLE. !!!

RetiredCorrections
RetiredCorrections

Well done young men , you acted as a young man should given the
situation . It shows that your parents raised you well. I applaud you both

Mrs.E
Mrs.E

True Heroes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SheDevil
SheDevil

I LOVE THIS! THESE ARE THE KINDS OF PEOPLE WE NEED MORE (A LOT) OF! AWESOME JOB TO THE MENDEZ-GUZMAN BROTHERS! THANK YOU FOR HELPING OUR LEO'S!!!

Gramercy
Gramercy

Makes me America Proud!

MamaD79
MamaD79

Good job! We need more folks like these two heroes in this violent country! God Bless you both! 💜🙏👮‍♂️🚔🇺🇸💜🙏

davesy22$
davesy22$

Great job guys! You probably saved this officers' life! It is nice to know that there are still great citizens like these brothers out there!


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