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Investigation Involving Officer Shooting Could Take Months to Resolve

1 year 10 months 1 week ago Thursday, December 13 2018 Dec 13, 2018 December 13, 2018 3:15 PM December 13, 2018 in News

SAN BENITO – An officer-involved shooting investigation could take months to solve.

Officials say 21-year-old Ricardo Trevino drove toward officers, hitting a police-unit when officers opened fire.

The incident is now being investigated by Texas Rangers.

KRGV’s Angelo Vargas spoke with Cameron District attorney Luis Saenz about the process, the average time period a case takes and when an officer should discharge their firearm. 

Saenz says it takes a while for the cases like these to be resolved.

"They do take quite a while because the Texas Rangers, to their credit, do very thorough investigations. The average is probably about maybe two to three months," he explains.

Saenz explains discharging a firearm is the last option for an officer.

For more information, watch the video above.

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