Trooper Involved In Deadly Shooting


The DPS continues to investigate a fatal shooting involving a trooper. The trooper attempted

to make a traffic stop on I-10 this past Friday when the driver refused to stop. The driver

crashed his vehicle on I-10 west of Beaumont. Following the crash, the driver, 46-year old

Edwin Gomez of Jennings Louisiana, got out of his vehicle and pointed a handgun at the

trooper fire striking Gomez, who was taken to the hospital where he died.

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