The Marconi family released a statement Monday via the San Antonio Police Department, following the tragic shooting of 20-year SAPD veteran Det. Benjamin Marconi.

“At this time, The Marconi Family would like to give thanks from the bottom of our hearts for the outpouring of support, prayers, and love we have received. At this time, we would appreciate privacy to mourn the loss of a wonderful father, brother, grandfather, friend, and last but not least, a Peace Officer. Thank you to the San Antonio community and nation as a whole for your support.” –Marconi Family

In lieu of flowers, the Marconi family ask that all donations be made to Detective Marconi’s memorial fund or any of the listed below organizations: