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Nogales Police Officer killed, suspect in custody

Posted: 3:22 PM, Apr 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-29 19:43:53Z
Police matter closes State Route 82 in Nogales
Police matter closes State Route 82 in Nogales
Police matter closes State Route 82 in Nogales
Police matter closes State Route 82 in Nogales
Police matter closes State Route 82 in Nogales
Police matter closes State Route 82 in Nogales
Police matter closes State Route 82 in Nogales

Nogales Police have confirmed that Officer Jesus Cordova was killed during an officer-involved shooting Friday.

According to Officer Mesta with Nogales PD, officers responded to an armed carjacking incident in the 2900 block of N. Grand Avenue around 2:41 p.m.

Cordova located the vehicle driving away and a traffic stop was initiated.

The suspect then exited the vehicle and shot at Cordova. The suspect then stole another vehicle in the area and left. Police say he then stole a third vehicle moments later in the area of N. Frank Reed Road.

Police later located the suspect at a trailer park and took him into custody.

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old David Ernesto Murillo.

A GoFundMe page has been started to support Cordova's family as they work through this tragedy.