Suspect in Custody after Shooting DPS Trooper
UPDATE (2:54 PM): The suspect, Victor Alejandro Godinez, was arraigned by Judge Terry Palacios Sunday.
Godinez is charged with three counts of attempted capital murder of a peace officer.
His bond was set at $3 million.
Update: Suspect Victor Alejandro Godinez, 24, of Edinburg has been arraigned by Municipal Judge Terry Palacios. Godinez has been charged with 3-counts of Attempted Capital Murder of a Peace Officer (1st-degree felony) Bond: One Million Dollars each count.— TxDPS - South Texas Region (@TxDPSSouth) April 7, 2019
EDINBURG – A Department of Public Safety trooper is in the hospital in stable but critical condition after a shooting.
The DPS trooper approached the crash scene, where the driver fled on foot.
The trooper located who was believed to be the driver near the 1500 block of South Maltese Street in Edinburg.
DPS says at some point of making contact with the suspect, the trooper was shot.
For more than half an hour, ground patrol roamed the streets with helicopters overhead looking for Victor Alejandro Godinez of Edinburg.
Watch the video above for the full story.
Valley funeral homes adjusting to new methods to carry out services
Valley businessman develops mobile app aimed to help officials monitor virus patients
Brownsville officials meet to discuss changes to emergency order
Who gets it and who doesn't? Stimulus check eligibility explained
UTRGV biology students assisting in coronavirus tests