Trooper Moises Sanchez succumbed to complications of gunshot wounds sustained in April.
 - Image courtesy of Texas Department of Public Safety. 

Trooper Moises Sanchez succumbed to complications of gunshot wounds sustained in April.

Image courtesy of Texas Department of Public Safety. 

A trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety on Saturday succumbed to complications of gunshot wounds sustained in April.

According to Fox News, Trooper Moises Sanchez had responded to a hit-and-run vehicle crash and was attempting to take the suspected offender—identified as Victor Alejandro Godinez—into custody when the subject shot him in the shoulder and head.

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

Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw said, "We will honor his selfless service and sacrifice forever."

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