Grand Jury Indicts Man on Capital Murder Charge in Killing of Mesquite Police Officer

Mesquite police investigate the scene of the shooting involving an officer Friday.
NBC 5 News

A Dallas County grand jury indicted a man on Tuesday on a capital murder charge in the slaying of a Mesquite police officer.

According to a report by The Dallas Morning News, police said 37-year-old Jamie Jaramillo, fatally shot Officer Richard Lee Houston II on Dec. 3 outside an Albertsons at Belt Line and Cartwright roads after a dispute with his wife.

Jaramillo’s wife and daughter found him in his truck with another woman, police said. After shooting Houston, Jaramillo shot himself but survived, police said.

To read the full report on The Dallas Morning News website, click here.

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