Suspect wanted in shooting of San Antonio officer found in crawl space

U.S. Marshals tell us Dennis Moran was arrested in the shooting of Officer Nathan Becerra in July. (SBG San Antonio photo)

Authorities have arrested a man wanted in the shooting of a San Antonio police officer in July.

On July 26, Officer Nathan Becerra, a 4-year veteran of the San Antonio Police Department, was called to the Hilltop Oaks Apartments on Ingram Road to check out of a report of a home invasion. While investigating that report, Becerra came across three possible suspects in a parked car. At some point, he started to struggle with one of the men in the car, when another suspect in the back seat opened fire on him, hitting him twice. Becerra was injured, but has since recovered.

The arrest happened Monday at about 1 p.m. at the 9000 block of Burnt Peak when investigators went to the home in search of 28-year-old Dennis Moran. U.S. Marshals said Moran was hiding in a crawl space at the time of his arrest. He was arrested on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a public servant charge, a first-degree felony according to the Bexar County Magistrate's website. In July, he was charged with attempted capital murder, evading arrest, felon in possession of a firearm and resisting arrest.

Police at the scene also arrested an unnamed woman for attempting to hide Moran in the crawl space.

No further details have been released at this time.

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