Police identify suspect in Sunday's tasing incident - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Police identify suspect in Sunday's tasing incident

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Korey Ruiz (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Department) Korey Ruiz (Source: Lubbock County Sheriff's Department)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Police have identified Korey Ruiz, 27, as the suspect in Sunday's officer-involved tasing incident.

Ruiz became violent, police say, when he was pulled over for a moving violation and injured LPD officer John Cooke. Cooke was treated for minor injuries and released. 

Ruiz is facing the charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm, theft of a firearm and evading and resisting arrest.

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