William Ivan Cedillos was wanted for murder out of Harris County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
UPDATE: The suspect from Saturday’s officer involved shooting has been identified as William Ivan Cedillos, of Houston, TX. Cedillos was wanted for murder out of Harris County. pic.twitter.com/RHeeQAGh42
— TxDPS – South Texas Region (@TxDPSSouth) June 22, 2022
Cedillos led DPS troopers on a chase along SH-281 and Terry Street just after 8:20 p.m. on Saturday after fleeing from a traffic stop, officials said.
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The chase ended when law enforcement spiked his tires. DPS said as troopers approached Cedillos’ vehicle, he opened fire, striking a trooper.
CORPUS CHRISTI- Today, at approximately 8:21 p.m. a @TxDPS Trooper was involved in a vehicle pursuit in Falfurrias. Once the pursuit concluded, the driver shot the trooper and gunfire was returned killing the suspect. Trooper is in stable condition. pic.twitter.com/czRjzca5XI
— TxDPS – South Texas Region (@TxDPSSouth) June 19, 2022
Law enforcement returned fire, killing the suspect.
The trooper was transported to the hospital in stable condition and was later released to recover at home.
ORIGINAL REPORT: Officers shoot and kill suspect who shot state trooper after chase along Highway 281, DPS says
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