Suspect arraigned after pregnant off-duty McAllen police officer loses baby

Jesus Abides Campos is charged with aggravated assault and manslaughter. (Source: McAllen Police Department

UPDATE: New details in the case of an off-duty officer who lost her unborn baby in an accidental shooting.

The officer's boyfriend, Jesus Abides Campos, was arraigned Sunday on charges of aggravated assault and manslaughter.

Police say Campos accidently shot the officer while he was handling a long barrel gun on Friday night at a home near the 6100 block of north 46th street in McAllen.

Campos is currently being held on a $350,000 bond.


A pregnant, off-duty McAllen police officer lost her baby after suffering an accidental gunshot wound Friday night.

The McAllen Police Department says the officer, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital at about 9 p.m. Friday for emergency medical care after suffering an accidental gunshot wound at her home on the 6100 block of North 46th Street in McAllen.

Police believe the accidental shooting occurred after the officer's boyfriend, identified as 25-year-old Jesus Avides Campos, was handling a long-barrel weapon.

Campos was detained at the scene. Police say Campos will be charged with related offenses, which could include negligent homicide/manslaughter and aggravated assault. The homicide charge will relate to the death of the fetus, police say.

The officer remained hospitalized on Saturday.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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