Tag: Brownsville

Shooting Leaves Man Woman Wounded In Brownsville

Police in Brownsville investigated a shooting that left a man dead and a woman wounded. Cops responded to an emergency call that came in at around 10 am this morning, Police arrived at the 2400 block of Minnesota and found 39 year old Rene Rodriguez and his ex wife 41 year old Maria Rodriguez with gunshot wounds. The man died at the valley regional medical center while the woman remains in stable condition. Authorities say that the couple’s teenage son was at the residence at the time of the shooting but was not...

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Authorities use Valle Vista mall for Mock Emergency

HARLINGEN – A lot of commotion, and an outpouring of law enforcement stirred up some panicked faces at a Cameron County mall. Police officers from Harlingen, San Benito, Brownsville and Cameron county sheriffs deputies joined forces at Valle Vista Mall Sunday morning for a training exercise. Responding to weapons and explosives and even saving fellow comrades. “We need to prepare them for the high occupational stress something like this poses,” says David Osborne, Harlingen police dept. “It’s great that we are all working together,” adds Sgt. Felix Sauceda, Brownsville police dept. They add that these exercises aren’t meant to create...

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Son-In-Law Arrested In Laguna Height’s Murder

After a day-long search, authorities have found the man wanted in the beating death of his father-in-law, a son-in-law now facing murder charges. After a warrant for his arrest was issued, U.S. Marshals were able to track Lucio Garcia-Navarro at a local hotel in Brownsville. The suspect is accused of beating his 56-year-old father-in-law to death at his residence on Michigan St. in Laguna Heights. Investigators from Cameron County sheriff’s department say an argument between Jose Antonio Martinez-Perez and his son-in-law could’ve been the root of the homicide that took place early Wednesday morning. Garcia-Navarro has had his brush...

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