LAREDO, Texas- Laredo ISD Police Lt. David Medina was fatally shot Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at the law enforcement firing range off U.S. 59 according to a report by LMTonline.

Lt. David Medina


EMS crews responded to the shooting at about 3:30 p.m. after a U.S. Border Patrol agent discovered a man who was unconscious and not breathing, according to Laredo police. Paramedics said the man was dead at the scene.


Photo: Danny Zaragoza, Laredo Morning Times

LISD officials, including Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson, arrived at the range following the shooting.

“At this time we are still gathering details and working with local law enforcement agencies,” LISD said in a statement.

No further details were immediately available. 


Lieutenant Medina is second in command directly under the Chief of Police. “It is an honor and privilege for me to serve as the Lieutenant of Police for the Laredo Independent School District. We of the Laredo ISD Police Department exist to ensure the safety of our district’s students, families and staff. We work in partnership with students, parents and staff to meet their needs. Our most important goal is to promote, maintain and inspire an atmosphere of trust and confidence with students, families and staff in our

“As always, the Laredo ISD Police Department is committed to maintaining and improving the safety of our district’s students, families and staff. We will continue to strive to always meet the needs of our diverse school community.”

“In order to learn, students need a safe environment where they can concentrate on their studies and teachers and staff needs a secure environment in order to teach.”