A San Antonio police officer shot in the head while chasing robbery suspects has died of his injuries.

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A San Antonio police officer shot in the head while chasing robbery suspects has died of his injuries.

Authorities announced Friday that 31-year-old Robert Deckard died at a San Antonio hospital, 12 days after being shot during a high-speed chase.

Police Chief William McManus said in a statement that the Deckard family thanked the community for prayers and support in recent days.

Deckard’s family issued a statement earlier in the week saying there was nothing more doctors could do to save the officer. His organs will be donated in the coming days.

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Funeral arrangements are pending.

Police arrested 28-year-old Jenevieve Ramos and 32-year-old Shawn Ruiz Puente in the shooting. The chase followed a convenience store robbery. Both have been charged with aggravated assault of a public servant.

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