Texas police chief shot and killed during traffic stop
Juan Manuel Lopez university hospital Manuel Lopez south Texas outstanding warrant capital murder Intel
Michael Pimentel, the chief of police of a small Texas town called Elmendorf, was gunned down while making a traffic stop.
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00:01 This is where police chief Michael Simmons held was murdered
00:07 and this city this tiny city this morning. According to the
00:10 bear any sheriff's office they got an emergency call slightly after
00:14 1134 police officer on the south side of the county. We've
00:17 been shot investigators -- him Intel was making a traffic stop.
00:22 -- so Juan Manuel Lopez according to the sheriff's office had
00:26 an outstanding warrant for graffiti. Obviously something went wrong. And that
00:32 she was shot multiple times but. No one is sure what
00:35 happened only Lopez and the -- obviously you know bad. Lopez
00:40 was caught him and -- was taken to university hospital. Where
00:44 he -- You know -- and a quiet. Peaceful. Day in
00:51 the -- south Texas in a small town. You can turn
00:56 deadly in an instant. And it reinforces. The dangers that our
01:00 law enforcement officers face every single day. Well one of those
01:07 alleged dangers is on his way to jail 24 year old
01:12 Lopez is set to be charged with capital murder of a
01:16 police officer. As four. The rest of this investigation and Jenny
01:23 Rivera still things to be done in this investigation.