Officials have confirmed that the man wanted for questioning in a homicide was killed and three police officers hospitalized. This happened after a reported shootout in Laredo, Texas.
Reports suggest that authorities wanted to question Antonio Gerardo Rodriguez as the dead body of his 50-year old girlfriend, Reyna Gonzalez Zamora, was discovered at her home.
Police spokesman, Joe Baeza said that the officials wanted to question him regarding the suspicious death of his girl friend.
Authorities claim that as they were searching Antonio Gerardo Rodriguez’s whereabouts, they spotted a vehicle similar to his car at around 4:20 p.m. in the parking lot of a convenience store.
As they approached the man, he engaged in gunfire with several officers. Authorities claim that when the smoke cleared, three officers and the man were found to have sustained injuries. Rodriguez later succumbed to his injuries.