Man Charged in 2017 DPS-Involved Shooting
EDINBURG – A Mexican national is facing charges of attempted murder of a peace officer with a firearm.
Oscar Pena Lopez was formally arraigned on Monday.
The Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office says he’s accused of shooting at a Department of Public Safety trooper in Las Milpas in mid-October.
Troopers told CHANNEL 5 NEWS Pena lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a chain-linked fence near the intersection of Anaya Road and Mould Street.
He then fled on foot and exchanged gunfire with them.