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SAN ANTONIO Family and friends of University of the Incarnate Word student Robert Cameron Redus gather for a candlelight vigil and tribute - Saturday, December 7, 2013. The ceremony included many remembrances from friends in the UIW community. A candlelight vigil was also held on campus at the Lourdes Grotto.Redus, 23, was shot and killed by UIW police officer Cpl. Chris Carter during a Friday morning traffic stop just off Broadway Street, according to Alamo Heights Police Department. Investigators said the UIW officer attempted to pull Redus over for driving erratically . When Redus pulled over at an apartment complex off Broadway, police said Redus got out of his truck and allegedly attacked Carter. A struggle ensued between the officer and Redus before Carter opened fire and fatally shot the student, police said. In a statement from the university, Cpl. Carter has an extensive law-enforcement background and has been employed with UIW for several years. He has been placed on administrative leave while an investigation is conducted.

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