UPDATE: 2 people arrested in connection to Edinburg police officer shooting
POSTED: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 9:57pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:52am
EDINBURG, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Edinburg police chief Rolando Castañeda confirms that two people are in custody tonight after an Edinburg police officer was shot during a home invasion last night. One man and one woman are in custody and are each facing charges for attempted capital murder, aggravated robbery, and tampering with evidence. Castañeda also said that additional arrests are expected and that he is extremely pleased that arrests were made within 24 hours of the incident. Initial reports from police stated that the two suspects wanted were both Hispanic males. It is unclear what role the female in custody played in the shooting. The identities of the two people are not being released at this time. The investigation is ongoing. We will bring you more updates as they become available.