Man killed by Texas DPS in Falfurrias shooting identified – Riverside, California

Riverside, California 2022-06-22 13:51:02 –

Officials said William Ivan Sedillos was killed by DPS soldiers after shooting an officer in his chest.

Falfurrias, Texas — Texas Public Safety Department Identified a man killed by a soldier near Falfurias on Saturday, June 18th.

William Ivan Sedillos of Houston was shot dead by law enforcement officers after shooting a soldier in his chest during a traffic outage, officials said. The trooper wore a bulletproof vest, which protected some of the impact and caused minor injuries.

Officials also said Sediros had a murder warrant from Harris County. 2015 press release According to Houston police, Sediros was charged with murdering Todd Duncan at a Houston motel.

Related: Vehicle pursuit in Falfurrias led to shooting and injured Texas DPS Trooper

The shooting took place on Saturday when police tried to pull Sedillos, but he fled law enforcement. According to Falfurrias PD, officers have deployed spike strips near Highway 281 and Terry Street and have completed tracking.

According to Falfurias PD, when Sedillos stopped, he shot a soldier and hit one of his chests. The officers turned the fire back and killed Sedillos.

The injured soldier was taken to the hospital. DPS officials said the trooper was released from the hospital on Sunday and is now recovering at his home.

Falfurrias PD said the Texas Rangers are handling an ongoing investigation.

Related: Today marks the 10th anniversary of the brutal attack of Kristen Chapa and Molly Orgin in Portland Park.

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