Officers at the scene ordered the suspect to surrender at which point the suspect turned the gun on himself and shot and killed himself.
Officers Ismael Chavez, 39, and Edelmiro Garza, Jr, 45 are the officers killed in the incident.
The suspect in the incident is Aldon Caramillo, 23.
Officials confirm that two officers were shot and killed near Queta Road in McAllen.
The officers were transported and taken to the hospital where they were later pronounced dead.
According to McAllen police, the suspect, identified as Aldon Caramillo, 23, had a history of arrests, but the officers were not expecting a deadly assault on them and were not wearing body cameras.
Two police officers were shot and killed while responding to a call at a home in the city of McAllen in southern Texas, local authorities have announced.
The City of McAllen also released a statement on Twitter expressing condolences to the officers’ families, saying that Garza and Chavez were killed in the line of duty.