Man on Fire: Suicidal Suspect Almost Takes Out Cops

Austin Police Department and Fire Arson investigators are looking into the cause of an explosion that sent three people, including two police officers, to area hospitals early Tuesday morning.

Fire officials say officers were trying to talk to a Andrew Guerrero, 57, around 2 a.m. at the Stassney Food Mart on 5717 South Interstate 35. When officers tried to get closer to Guerrero, he jumped back in his car and said, “I think I’m going to set the car on fire,” according to APD dash camera video. A few seconds later, a loud pop is heard and fire engulfed the vehicle…

Read more at KXAN.

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