Man Accused of Pointing Gun at Police Pleads Guilty

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MCALLEN – A man accused of pointing a gun at McAllen police officers pleads guilty to one count.

Eighteen-year-old Juan Manuel Morin Jr. pled guilty to criminal attempt capital murder of a peace officer.

A second similar charge and an attempted aggravated robbery charge were dismissed.

He will spend five years in prison.

Police responded to a call about a man with a gun on Rose Ellen Circle earlier this year.

After finding Morin, officers said they found the discarded handgun nearby.


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