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ADKINS -- Members of the Wilson and Bexar county sheriff’s offices continue their investigations into the circumstances that led to a standoff between a suspected gunman and law-enforcement officers Aug. 12 in the Home Place subdivision, located off F.M. 3432 near Loop 1604. The subdivision is near the Bexar/Wilson county line.

Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said the suspect, Charles Adamson Jr., 43, and another man were waiting at a VIA Metropolitan Transit bus stop on Loop 107 near Lone Oak early Monday morning. They got into an argument after they boarded the bus, and Adamson allegedly shot the man in the face.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office did not release the name of the victim, but spokesman Paul Berry said the man was flown by AirLife to a San Antonio hospital for treatment.

Adamson later fled the scene on his bicycle, which had been fastened to the front of the bus, spurring a search for him by members of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

He was located at his residence in the Home Place subdivision, where sheriff’s deputies from Bexar and Wilson counties converged, along with a SWAT team from Bexar County.

Initially, Tackitt said, the suspect refused to communicate with officers. Eventually, communications were established.

Shortly before 1 p.m., Tackitt said Adamson “walked out with his hands up.”

Bexar County took the suspect into custody, planning to charge him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Tackitt said Wilson County would be bringing other charges and that the incident was not isolated.

Adamson’s mother had filed a report with Wilson County officers several days prior to the shooting, alleging her son had pulled a gun on her at the Home Place residence and forced her to drive to his stepbrother’s home in San Antonio, then back to Wilson County. When he exited the vehicle that day, she told officers, she locked him out of the vehicle, and he retaliated by “firing six or seven shots at the vehicle,” Tackitt said.

The matter remains under investigation.

Also called to the standoff scene Monday were members of the Eagle Creek Emergency Medical Services and the La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department’s mobile rehabilitation unit.
 

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