An Edinburg a man is dead after barricading himself inside his home for several hours.
It all started with a dispute between 39-year-old Jose Graciano Lopez and his family that quickly escalated to an officer involved shooting.
Edinburg police along with Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies arrived to 4000 Lopez Drive around 4 pm to negotiate with the armed suspect.
“The husband ended up attacking his wife and teenage daughter. The wife and the daughter sustained minor injuries although the daughter was transported to a hospital by ambulance as a precautionary measure”, says Edinburg police spokesman Oscar Trevino.
Moments later the situation turns deadly.
Police reveal that one of their officers is injured after a shooting breaks out, killing the suspect.
The incident forced the investigation to be turned over to the Texas Rangers, limiting the information of what led to the escalated violence.
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