Man wielding machete fatally shot by officer in South Texas
Dec. 29, 2017
PROGRESO, Texas (AP) — The name of a man killed in a police-involved shooting in Progreso in South Texas has been released.
The McAllen Monitor reports that the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office says Evelio Gomez was fatally shot Sunday by a Progreso police officer after a struggle.
The 46-year-old victim was a Mexican national and was allegedly wielding a machete.
The officer's name was not immediately released. It was not clear what sparked the struggle. The sheriff's office investigation continues.