BROWNSVILLE (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A 20-year-old driver was shot and killed by police in South Texas after investigators say he used his vehicle to ram patrol cars.
According to Brownsville police, Mark Anthony Galvan slammed into at least two squad cars while fleeing during an assault investigation.READ MORE: Duncanville Basketball Star Anthony Black Stays Positive Despite Ongoing Legal Battle Over Eligibility
Galvan was shot around 1:30 a.m. Monday after officers responding to an assault call tried to stop his vehicle. Police say Galvan sped away and officers chased him.READ MORE: ‘It’s A Great Concern For Us’ Ukrainians In North Texas Worried About Possible Russian Invasion.
A police spokeswoman didn’t immediately say how many officers shot Galvan or give further details about the suspect, who died at a hospital.
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