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BREAKING: Two Texas Police Officers Murdered

McAllen, TX – Two McAllen Police department officers were murdered in the line of duty Saturday afternoon.

The incident started as a disturbance call, according to The Monitor.

Authorities believe that officers were “ambushed” when they arrived, The Monitor reported.

The suspect was also shot in the gunfight. The condition of the suspect has not been released.

It was initially reported that officers were transported to local hospitals, according to KRGV.

McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez has since confirmed that the officers died, releasing the message, “We have lost two brave public servants who sought only to keep peace in our City.”

No further details about the incident have been released at this time.

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Christopher Berg

Editor-in-Chief: Twitter/@SnarkyCop. Christopher left his job as a police officer to manage The Police Tribune to provide context to the public about police incidents. Before becoming a police officer, he worked as a law enforcement dispatcher trainer.

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