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Police: Man who traded gunfire with Texas police killed self

10 months 6 days 7 hours ago Monday, July 06 2020 Jul 6, 2020 July 06, 2020 4:05 PM July 06, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

IRVING, Texas (AP) — A preliminary investigation shows that a man who exchanged gunfire with suburban Dallas police officers after shooting and injuring his wife died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Monday.

Irving police said 59-year-old Rogelio Castro died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Police said his wife has been released from the hospital.

Police said officers responded Saturday morning to a call from a woman who said she had been shot by her husband. Castro fled before police arrived but officers found him in the backyard of a neighboring property, where he and officers fired their weapons.

Castro was pronounced dead at the scene. None of the officers were injured.

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