Officer's Bullet Killed Man Who Fatally Shot Little Elm Detective in Standoff

The man who fatally shot a Little Elm detective during a standoff last month was killed by an officer's bullet.Rudy Garcia's death — from a gunshot wound to the head — was ruled a homicide by the Tarrant County medical examiner. His time of death was 9:27 p.m.In the aftermath of the standoff, if was unclear whether the 46-year-old's death had come from a responding officer's gun or his own.An elderly woman was inside the house with Garcia during the standoff, but Lt. Orlando Hinojosa with the Denton County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday that Garcia was mortally wounded during an exchange of gunfire with police.The Texas Rangers are still investigating. Lt. Lonny Haschel, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman, said Sunday that he had no new information to release about the incident.  Continue reading...

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