Arizona Police Officer Shot to Death by Suspected Carjacker

Curt Prendergast, Arizona Daily Star
NOGALES, Arizona — A city police officer was shot and killed by a carjacking suspect Friday afternoon. The suspect was arrested a short time later, according to the department.
Nogales Police Officer Jesus Cordova was being flown in critical condition to Banner-University Medical Center in Tucson after being shot, but the helicopter crew had to turn back to try to stabilize him, said Police Chief Roy Bermudez. He said Cordova, 44, died at Holy Cross Hospital in Nogales at about 4 p.m.
He leaves behind a fiancée who is pregnant and three children, Bermudez said.
“We are mourning as a department, as a community,” the police chief said, choking up as he spoke at a news conference Friday night…

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