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UPDATE 5:52 PM PT – Friday, December 3, 2021
A Texas police officer died from his injuries following a shooting at a local grocery store in Albertsons. On Friday, the Mesquite Police Department said that while answering a nuisance call, the officer was assaulted twice by a male suspect.
The officer is said to have returned fire to the suspect before attacking him once. After being taken to a local hospital, the officer was pronounced dead while doctors were treating him.
Local reports said several Mesquite police officers gathered at the hospital to mourn the long-serving officer.
– David Goins (@dgoins) December 3, 2021
Mesquite Police Chief David Gill said: “This is a senseless act of violence that has torn a loving husband and father from his family. “He was a good man, a good friend, a good officer. Please pray for his family and ours.”
In addition, some officers coordinated a convoy to transport the remains of the fallen officer to the medical examiner’s office. Mesquite Police are asking for everyone’s support as the community mourns such a tragic loss.
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