DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Jamie Jaramillo, the man accused of shooting and killing Mesquite Police Officer Richard Houston II on Friday, Dec. 3 in an Albertsons parking lot, faces a charge of capital murder of a peace officer.
Jaramillo was transported to the hospital after police said he shot himself after first shooting Officer Houston.
Now, a week later, Jaramillo has been discharged from the hospital. He was booked at the North Tower jail in Dallas and charged with capital murder.
Jaramillo’s bond has been set at $2 million.
Officer Houston was responding to a call bout a disturbance outside the store on South Belt Line Road near Cartwright Road around 1:40 p.m. last Friday.
Jamarillo’s wife, Juventina Vazques Bences, allegedly pointed a gun at Jamarillo’s girlfriend.
When the officer arrived, he was shot and killed allegedly by Jaramillo, before he turned the gun on himself, police said.