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21-Year-Old Suspect Charged in 2016 Officer-Involved Shooting

3 years 1 month 2 days ago Wednesday, September 27 2017 Sep 27, 2017 September 27, 2017 11:45 AM September 27, 2017 in News

PALMVIEW – A Rio Grande Valley man is charged with aggravated assault of a public servant after ramming into a Palmview police unit last December.

Jose Mariano Hernandez, 21, led officers from McAllen and Palmview on a high-speed chase on Expressway 83.

Officers said Hernandez weaved in and out of traffic before losing control and ramming into a Palmview police unit with an officer still inside.

Two Palmview officers opened fire on the car, shooting the passenger in the upper left arm.

Hernandez is being held on a $50,000 bond.

His trial is set for Oct. 23. 

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