Pflugerville police identify man shot by officer after barricading himself in apartment

Crime

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — An investigation is underway after Pflugerville police said they shot a man who previously barricaded himself inside an apartment.

Police said officers responded to a call Thursday afternoon about a family violence disturbance at the Sage at 1825 Apartments, located at 15835 Foothill Farms Loop near West Pecan Street around 12:25 p.m.

Police Chief Jessica Robledo said on Friday during a press conference that a man refused to come out of his apartment even after a mental health officer tried to get him out. Officers then got a warrant for family violence strangulation, a second-degree felony with a $30,000 bond.

Officers continued to monitor the scene overnight, Robledo said.

Police said the man, identified as 34-year-old Kelvin Scott on Friday, contacted police Friday at 5:31 a.m. and told them he would come outside. A few minutes later, at about 5:36 a.m., police said Scott was shot by an officer and taken to Round Rock Medical Center. He was treated and released into police custody, according to Robledo.

Police shared no information about what led to the shooting. Robledo said on Friday that she has reviewed the officer’s body cam footage, and it showed officers speaking to Scott clearly and calmly, asking him to leave his apartment before the shooting.

Scott is now in custody for the charges of family violence strangulation and aggravated assault on a public servant. Police are still investigating charges for unlawful restraint and sexual assault, Robledo said.

The officer involved in the shooting is Sgt. Anthony Campana, a 12-year law enforcement veteran, Robledo said. He’s currently on administrative paid leave during the investigation.

Pflugerville police and the Texas Rangers are investigating the shooting, and no other information will be released right now.

Robledo said the last officer-involved shooting for the department was in May 2010, and it was not fatal.

  • Pflugerville officers shot a man Nov. 20 at the Sage at 1825 Apartments (KXAN Photo/Julie Karam)
  • A investigator at the scene of a police shooting in Pflugerville Nov. 20, 2020 (KXAN Photo/Julie Karam)
  • Pflugerville officers shot a man Nov. 20 at the Sage at 1825 Apartments (KXAN Photo/Julie Karam)

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