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Texas Jailer Dies from COVID After Processing Migrant 200 Miles from Border

Residents of Refugio County, Texas, honored the life of a sheriff’s office jailer on Tuesday who died in the line of duty after contracting the coronavirus while processing a migrant apprehended in a human smuggling incident. A sheriff’s office deputy is also recovering from COVID-19 after apprehending the migrant 200 miles from the Texas-Mexico border.

Refugio County Jailer Ricardo Hinojosa. (Photo: Refugio County Sheriff's Office)

Houston Police Sergeant Shot, Killed While Driving to Work

HOUSTON, Texas — An as-yet-unidentified gunman shot and killed a Houston police sergeant as he drove to work on the city’s north side Monday afternoon. This marks the second fatal shooting of a Houston police sergeant in the past three weeks, third in 2020, and the fourth line-of-duty Houston police officer death in the past 12 months.

Houston Police Sergeant Sean Rios

Texas Democrats Apologize for Falsely Blaming Texas Tech Shooting on Campus Carry

The Texas Democratic Party deleted a tweet and apologized for rushing to judgment in their message linking the murder of the Texas Tech University Police officer to the state’s campus carry law. The law allows the holder of a Texas License to Carry to conceal a weapon on some colleges and universities. The Texas Tech student who allegedly killed the police officer is not old enough to have a handgun or a license.

Hollis A Daniels -- Texas Tech photo

San Antonio Officer Succumbs to Gunshot Wound

Thirty-six-year-old San Antonio Police Officer Miguel Moreno died Friday morning from a gunshot wound received the day before. Moreno was shot as he got out of his car to question a reported suspicious person.

Tony Alameda, left, prays after placing flowers at a make-shift memorial at the San Antonio Police headquarters, Friday, June 30, 2017, in San Antonio. Two San Antonio police officers were wounded critically and a suspect was killed in a shootout on a street just north of the city's downtown section. …