Mercedes police officer struck by car, transported to hospital in outlet mall

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Mercedes officer struck by vehicle investigating drug activity

Mercedes, Texas (KVEO)—Officials are on the scene of an auto ped at the Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlet Mall in the city of Mercedes.

According to Mercedes Mayor Oscar David Montoya, an officer was struck by a vehicle and is currently being transported to the hospital.

All entry and exit points are on lockdown and there is currently a large police presence.

Hidalgo County Sheriff deputies, along with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) , Border Patrol and Mercedes police are on scene.

This is a developing story and will learn more as information becomes available.

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