Two Officers, Suspect Die in Ambush Attack in Texas Border Town

first_imgCourtesy: McAllen Police Department/Facebook “We have lost two brave public servants who sought only to keep peace in our City,” McAllen police Chief Victor Rodriguez told a newspaper via text message.Officials with the City of McAllen posted: Two police officers were killed in the Texas border town of McAllen on Saturday, in what authorities are describing as an ambush shooting.According to reports, the gunman later killed himself after a shootout with other responding officers.The slain officers have been identified as 45-year-old Edelmiro Garza and 39-year-old Ismael Chavez.They were responding to a domestic disturbance complaint.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted:Two of our finest were killed in the line of duty while working to protect residents in their community.I’ve spoken with McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez and offered the full support of the State of Texas.We unite to #BackTheBlue.#RGV— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) July 11, 2020center_img Officials identified the suspect as 23-year-old Audon Ignacio Camarillo. He was most recently arrested last month on assault charges, according to The Monitor.last_img

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