Police Officer Edelmiro Garza, Jr.
McAllen (TX) Police Department
End of Watch: July 11, 2020
Police Officers Edelmiro Garza and Ismael Chavez and 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 Garza is the 30th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the thirteenth officer fatality from the state of Texas in 2020.
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