Agencies: Winkler County Sheriff's office Texas
Last updated: over 1 year ago
The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified 31-year-old Fernando Sauceda of Jal, New Mexico as the man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting late Monday night.
According to DPS Sergeant Elizabeth Barney, the Texas Ranger Division was requested by the Winkler County Sheriff's Office to investigate the shooting. It happened after a pursuit which began in New Mexico and ended on state highway 115 just north of Wink, Texas.
Troopers deployed spike strips to disable the suspect's vehicle. The suspect was shot and killed by a Jal Police officer after allegedly threatening officers.
January 2016 Officer cleared