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Texas Tactical Commander Injured In Flash-Bang Explosion

March 09, 2011  | 

A flash-bang grenade exploded in the hand of the commander of a South Texas tactical unit, sending him to the hospital for treatment, reports the Houston Chronicle.

The Alice PD's Richard DeLeon was in critical condition Tuesday. The flash-bang grenade exploded while he was loading tactical gear into his squad car.

Read the full story at Chron.com.


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FED @ 3/17/2011 1:48 PM

Sounds like the same thing that happened to a Charlotte/Meck swat officer in NC.

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