News Staff Report
The Rio Hondo resident who was involved in the shooting of a female and two males was killed in a shootout with the Mexican State Police on Sunday, July 4.
On Friday, July 2 at 10:42 a.m., Harlingen police responded to shots fired at a Stripes parking lot at the 1800 block of W. Tyler St. Twenty seven-year-old Eduardo Zamora shot and killed 28-year-old Destiny Pemelton, and injured two others. Pemelton died at the scene, and the two male victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment, a Harlingen Police Department press release read. One of the victims was confirmed as a federal agent.
According to a press release by the Tamaulipas Secretary of Public Safety, Zamora died in Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas during a shootout with Tamaulipas Police Special Operations Group (GOPES). Two officers from GOPES were injured during the shootout.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this incident,” a Harlingen press release stated.
The case is still active.