Police Officer Ismael Chavez
McAllen (TX) Police Department
End of Watch: July 11, 2020
Police Officers Ismael Chavez and Edelmiro Garza were shot and killed as they responded to a domestic disturbance call. As the officers attempted to enter the home, the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding both officers. The suspect committed suicide after shooting the officers. Police Officer Chavez is the 29th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the twelfth officer fatality from the state of Texas in 2020.
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