Texas Rangers Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Edinburg
UPDATE (2/7): Officers involved in the deadly shooting are now on administrative leave.
At a press conference Thursday afternoon, Edinburg police said the officers opened fire after the man tried to stab them. Watch the full press conference below.
The suspect 48-year-old Hunter Alan was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds and later died.
The Texas Ranchers are now investigating the shooting.
EDINBURG – An investigation is underway into a deadly officer-involved shooting in Edinburg.
It happened Wednesday night on the 2900 block of Pablo Street.
Officers responded to a suicidal male who was threatening to hurt himself and others.
The male had a knife and headed towards officers which led them to shoot the man to protect themselves.
The male died at the scene.
We’ll update this story with more information as it becomes available.