Early-Morning Domestic Violence Ends In Man’s Suicide In Weslaco


A man who threatened his ex-girlfriend with a gun turned the gun on himself after being shot at by police during an early-morning incident of domestic violence in Weslaco.

Weslaco police say it started at a location on the 1400 block of East 8th Street with an argument between the two who were driving separate vehicles. It moved a few miles south to a neighborhood on the 700 block of Tierra Santa Boulevard where the man crashed his vehicle into the woman’s, then got out with a gun in his hand.

A police officer on the scene shot at the man, who then shot and killed himself. It’s not clear yet if the officer’s shots hit the man. Police have not yet released his name.

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