Trooper Moises Sanchez

Trooper Moises Sanchez

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, August 24, 2019

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Moises Sanchez

Trooper Moises Sanchez succumbed to complications of gunshot wounds sustained on April 6th, 2019, in McAllen, Texas.

He had responded to a hit-and-run vehicle crash at the intersection of N 10th Street and W Freddy Gonzalez Drive. He located the suspect approximately one block away, in the 1500 block of South Maltese Street, and attempted to take him into custody. The subject shot him in the shoulder and head during the arrest.

Trooper Sanchez was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He succumbed to complications of his wounds on August 24th, 2019, following surgery.

The man was arrested following a manhunt. He was charged with capital murder after Trooper Sanchez passed away.

Trooper Sanchez had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for four years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 6, 2019
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

accident investigation, hit-and-run

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May this hero Rest In Peace, my deepest condolences to his loved ones.

Officer Bryan Gonzalez
San Antonio Police Department

September 21, 2019

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