3 officers shot, suspect dead after shooting at Laredo convenience store

Condition of officers unknown

Three police officers were shot and a suspect is dead after a shootout at a gas station in Laredo, said Joe Baeza, spokesman for the Laredo Police Department.

The shootout happened at a Stripes convenience store Friday afternoon near Hillside and McPherson roads.

Officers were looking for a 55-year-old murder suspect who was accused of killing his 50-year-old girlfriend.

KGNS in Laredo reports that the person police were looking for is Antonio Gerardo Rodriguez. The 50-year-old woman was identified as Reyna Gonzalez Zamora.

Laredo police had issued an "armed and dangerous" alert. Officers then spotted the suspect at the convenience store. A shootout between police and the suspect ensued.

The condition of the officers is unknown. 

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