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Erik Cantu biography: 13 things about San Antonio, Texas boy

Erik Cantu is a Texan boy. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.
  2. He is interested in cars.
  3. In 2013, he met Elizabeth Prichard and her son George Ramos. He and Ramos became best friends and enjoyed rollerblading and bowling together.
  4. In 2019, he lived with Prichard’s family so he and Ramos could attend Jackson Middle School in San Antonio together.
  5. In 2021, obtained his General Educational Diploma (GED) at a high school in Dallas, Texas.
  6. On February 9, 2022, he took to Facebook to share a photo showing him behind the wheel of a Ford Bronco
  7. On March 12, 2022, he took to Facebook to share a video of himself driving a Ferrari.
  8. In May 2022, he bought a Dodge Charger.
  9. On April 29, 2022, he started working at The Wash Tub, a car service business in San Antonio.
  10. On June 27, 2022, he took to Facebook to share photos of himself with his Dodge Charger.
  11. At around 10:30 p.m. on October 2, 2022, he was eating a burger in his car with a female friend, then 17, in the parking of a McDonald’s in San Antonio when San Antonio Police Department officer James Brennand shot at him 10 times. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to University Hospital in San Antonio.
  12. He was 17 years old when Brennand shot him on October 2, 2022.
  13. On October 11,2022, his attorney confirmed that he is still unconscious and is on life support.

2 replies »

  1. If a police officer is going to fear for his life when he approaches a person of color, maybe he should take a job with FedEx. Fearing for your life when you see a person of color is cowardice plain and simple.


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