DPS Releases Name of Man Shot and Killed by State Trooper Near Lubbock

Published 04/21 2014 04:12PM

Updated 04/21 2014 06:23PM

LUBBOCK, TX -- The Texas Department of Public Safety released the name of the man who was shot and killed Sunday morning by a state Trooper just south of 82nd Street and Highway 87. Brandon Leonel Monroy, 20, of Tulare, California was shot by Trooper Corina Jandrew DPS said Monday afternoon.

On Sunday Corporal John Gonzalez released the following statement:

“Approximately 5:00 am this morning [Sunday] one of our female troopers conducted a traffic stop on the east service road of US 87 just south of 82nd street. Three subjects were in the 4-door Cadillac. Upon initial contact the driver failed to identify themselves to the trooper. The trooper placed the driver under arrest. During the arrest the driver did fight with the trooper. The trooper did shoot the suspect. The driver was transported to UMC and pronounced deceased at UMC. There are no names given at this time. The Rangers are conducting an investigation.”

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Featured Coupon