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Reports: Wounded DPS trooper Moises Sanchez in critical condition

Wounded DPS trooper Moises Sanchez
Posted at 3:24 PM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 16:29:31-04

WESLACO, Texas — Wounded Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez is in critical condition.

Weslaco television station KRGV reports that Sanchez was readmitted into surgery Friday morning, a day after he had his final scheduled procedure.

Sanchez, 49, was wounded during a routine traffic stop near Edinburg on April 6.

Police have reported that Trooper Sanchez suffered a gunshot wound to his head and shoulder. Numerous procedures have been performed over the past few months to treat his injuries.