FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Off-Duty Texas Officer Ambushed, Killed Outside His Business

May 06, 2014  | 

An off-duty Balcones Heights, Texas, police officer died late Sunday after being shot multiple times on the Northwest Side of San Antonio.

Officer Julian Pesina, 29, was closing up and leaving the tattoo parlor that he owns in the 2800 block of Hillcrest Drive, near Shadyview Drive just after 10 p.m., authorities said, when the shooting occurred.

Two masked men ambushed Pesina in the parking lot, shooting him multiple times with a shotgun and a handgun, authorities told the San Antonio Express-News.

Sgt. Joe McKinney of the San Antonio Police Department said Monday morning that police did not know the identities of the men who shot Pesina, or their motive. San Antonio police are investigating the case.


Comments (4)

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4

Ima Leprechaun @ 5/6/2014 4:09 PM

Sounds more like an execution than a robbery. Rest in Peace my friend.

TheRookie @ 5/6/2014 7:13 PM

Hopefully they find these executioners, expedite the trial, and lethal injection death sentence.

Francis @ 5/7/2014 9:39 AM

Why an officer of the law had a business of rebelious subculture? What really lead to his murder? As far as I know, he did not die in line of duty. Let the investigation take its own course.

TERRY F. ZECH VAPD(RET) @ 5/7/2014 3:24 PM

Rest in peace Ofc Pesina. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. This was no a random robbery they literally tore him apart. Take them and hang them.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Suspect Bites LAPD Officers Multiple Times
Two Los Angeles Police Department officers were bitten several times Monday night by a...
Carrie Underwood Donates $10,000 to Oklahoma Officer Injured in Crash
Country singer Carrie Underwood donated $10,000 to the GoFundMe page for an Oklahoma...
California Cop Killing Suspect to Face Death Penalty Trial
The murder charges include the special circumstance allegations of murder of a peace...
Trump Honors 9 Law Enforcement Officers with Medals of Valor
Officers who went "above and beyond the call of duty" in various emergency situations to...
Wife Guilty of Assisting in Murder of 2 Northern California Deputies
Jurors found a Utah woman guilty of murder Thursday for aiding her husband as he killed...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
Police Magazine