Raymondville Man Shot by Police Dies
POSTED: Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 8:18am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:32am
In Raymondville, an officer killed a man when the man charged at the officer with an ax.
The Raymondville Chronicle reports that firefighters and police responded to a fire and Carlos Cortez was inside the home and refused to come out. He charged at a firefighter with a knife and he grabbed an ax from a fire truck and attempted to attack a police officer.
The officer shot at Cortez shooting him in the chest and was transported to a near by hospital where he later died.