Texas firefighter suspended after pointing gun at 2 firefighters

San Antonio Captain Rogelio Loredo admitted to waving the pistol but told investigators he was joking


By Leila Merrill

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A San Antonio Fire Department captain has been suspended indefinitely without pay after pointing a gun at two fellow firefighters, the San Antonio Express-News reported, citing suspension records.

Captain Rogelio Loredo admitted to waving the pistol but told investigators he was joking around.

Captain Rogelio Loredo was suspended indefinitely without pay after pointing a gun at two fellow firefighters on Feb. 22.
Captain Rogelio Loredo was suspended indefinitely without pay after pointing a gun at two fellow firefighters on Feb. 22. (Photo/SAFD)

The incident occurred during a shift change on Feb. 22. He was in his own vehicle when two firefighters near the station bay doors saw the gun and moved out of his sight.

The suspension report said that “Loredo was upset that day.”

He was found to have violated department policies. Loredo's suspension was effective April 15.

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