By Victoria Cavaliere
New York Daily News
HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas — Dramatic dash cam video capturing a shootout between two sheriff's deputies and suspected drug dealers helped land a conviction in the case, a Texas prosecutor said Wednesday.
Jose Luis Alvarez, a suspected member of the notorious Gulf Cartel, was sentenced to 15 year in prison in December after jurors were presented with a host of evidence against him, including video of the shooting.
The dash cam recording shows the two Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies pulling over a truck in October 2011. The passenger of the car gets out and starts shooting at a deputy who is wearing a bullet-proof vest. The deputy falls to the ground, but returns fire.
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