Skip to content

Police: Illegal Alien Shot After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Pointing Gun at Cop

August 6, 2015

Katie McHugh


Source …..

Ochoa-PuentesNelson Ochoa-Puentes, a 33-year-old illegal alien from Honduras, allegedly pulled a gun on a cop after fleeing from a traffic stop on Monday.

Authorities say Deputy William Zimmerlee was conducting a traffic stop at 1 AM on Monday, when Ochoa-Puentes drove away, which Zimerlee pursuing. When they reached the end of a road, Ochoa-Puentes got out of his car and pulled a out a gun. Zimerlee shot him in the hand.

Alabama jail staff said he was detained and deported by border patrol in August 2010, according to WSMV. Police told the news outlet he was charged in May for driving with a revoked license.

“We’re collecting ballistics evidence that will hopefully give us a better idea of exactly what happened on that front. We do have reason to believe that the suspect did have a weapon based on what we found here at the scene so far,” police spokesman Josh DeVine told WSMV.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: