UPDATE – 8:28 p.m.
San Marcos officials have identified the officer shot and killed while serving a warrant Monday afternoon as Kenneth Copeland, 58, who was a veteran of the force.
San Marcos Police Chief Chase Stapp said in a press conference Copeland is the first San Marcos Police officer killed in the line of duty. Stapp said Copeland was a “hero” and that he was working on his day off when he was shot. Copeland is survived by his wife and four children, Stapp said.