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Southern Texas police officer dies 3 days after being shot

A southern Texas police officer has died three days after being shot while responding to a...
A southern Texas police officer has died three days after being shot while responding to a reported domestic disturbance.(Associated Press)
Published: Nov. 4, 2021 at 9:40 AM CDT
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KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A southern Texas police officer has died three days after being shot while responding to a reported domestic disturbance.

The Kingsville Police Department posted on its Facebook page that Senior Patrolman Sherman Otto Benys Jr. died Thursday at a Corpus Christi hospital.

Police say Benys was shot Monday afternoon in the city near the Gulf Coast, about 370 miles southwest of Dallas. Police say a 40-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

An investigation is ongoing.

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