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2 Texas police officers killed in ambush attack; suspect dead, authorities say

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2 Texas police officers killed in ambush attack; suspect dead, authorities say

The gunman later killed himself after a shootout with other officers, a report said

By Nick Givas

Two police officers were killed in a Texas border town Saturday in what authorities described as an ambush shooting.

The gunman later killed himself after engaging in a shootout with other responding officers, The Monitor of McAllen, Texas, reported.

The slain McAllen officers were identified as Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39. They were killed while responding to a domestic disturbance complaint, The Monitor reported.

“We have lost two brave public servants who sought only to keep peace in our City,” McAllen police Chief Victor Rodriguez said via text message Saturday, according to the newspaper.

Read more: https://www.foxnews.com/us/2-texas-police-officers-killed-in-ambush-attack-suspect-dead-authorities-say