Man Accused of Shooting State Trooper Pleads Not Guilty

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EDINBURG – The man accused of shooting a state trooper in April went before a judge Wednesday.

Victor Alejandro Godinez was arraigned and pled not guilty to his three charges of attempted capital murder.

Judge Letty Lopez set a pretrial hearing for Aug. 22.

Godinez allegedly shot Trooper Moises Sanchez after fleeing from a crash site.

Sanchez is currently in rehabilitation at a Houston medical facility.


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