Off-Duty Texas Police Officer Shoots Man After He Tried To Rob Him


After a man tried to rob a Hitchcock police officer, on Monday morning, he was shot by the off-duty cop.

The incident occurred close to 5 a.m., in the 3100 block of Spencer Highway, in Pasadena, Texas.

Sgt. Louis Garcia was exiting his apartment complex, in his truck, when the man approached him, holding a gun. He then tried to rob him.

Sgt. Garcia then drew his weapon and shot the man one time, authorities say.

The suspect was transported to a medical facility, and his condition was unknown. The sergeant seemed to be okay.

The Pasadena Police Department is investigating the matter.


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