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Valley Law Enforcement Agencies, Cities Express Condolences for Loss of Mission Officer

1 year 3 months 1 week ago Thursday, June 20 2019 Jun 20, 2019 June 20, 2019 10:29 PM June 20, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – On Thursday night, a Mission police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty; the suspect is in custody.

The shooting happened near Business 83 and Stewart Road around 8 p.m.

Police say the Cpl. Jose “Speedy” Espericueta was responding to a person waving him down due to concerns of a man carrying a weapon.

Several police departments, cities and other agencies across the Rio Grande Valley are taking to social media to express their condolences to the officer’s loved ones and the Mission Police Department.

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