Incident

2-03-2024 Texas San Antonio 1-1

Location

February 03, 2024

3200 block of Northridge Dr
San Antonio, Texas

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Richard Byrd Evans
  • Age: 69
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Significant others - current or former
  • Name: Melissa Johnson Byrd
  • Age: 61
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Mistaken ID (thought it was an intruder/threat, was friend/family)

Notes

Woman experiencing possible mental health crisis, paranoia, shot husband dead; she called LE, alleged she thought he was an intruder; suspect charged with murder;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun

District

Congressional District: 21
State Senate District: 25
State House District: 121