The gunman later killed himself after a shootout with other officers, a report said\r\n\r\n\r\n2 Cops Murdered in Texas\r\n\r\n\r\nTwo police officers were killed in a\u00a0Texas\u00a0border town Saturday in what authorities described as an\u00a0ambush shooting. The officers didn't have a chance. The violence just came out of nowhere.\r\n\r\n\r\nThe gunman later killed himself after engaging in a shootout with other responding officers, The Monitor of McAllen, Texas, reported.\r\n\r\n\r\nThe slain\u00a0McAllen officers\u00a0were identified as Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39. They were killed while responding to a domestic disturbance complaint, The Monitor reported.\r\n\r\n\r\n\u201cWe have lost two brave public servants who sought only to keep peace in our City,\u201d McAllen police Chief Victor Rodriguez said via text message Saturday\r\n\r\n\r\nTexas Gov.\u00a0Gregg Abbott\u00a0addressed the news via Twitter on Saturday evening and praised the self-sacrifice of the two officers.\r\n\r\n\r\n"Two of our finest were killed in the line of duty while working to protect residents in their community, I've spoken with McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez and offered the full support of the State of Texas. We unite to\u00a0#BackTheBlue."Texas Gov.\u00a0Gregg Abbott\r\n\r\n\r\nThe suspect was identified as Audon Ignacio Camarillo, 23, who was most recently arrested last month on assault charges,\u00a0according to The Monitor.\r\n\r\n\r\nAudon Ignacio Camarillo, 23, took his own life after fatally shooting two police officers, authorities say. (Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office)\r\n\r\n\r\nLt. Christopher Olivarez, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety, said the officers were&nbsp;transported to an area hospital after the shooting.\r\n\r\n\r\nThe Texas Attorney General's office addressed the killings on Twitter and offered prayers and assistance to the people and police officers of McAllen.\r\n\r\n\r\n"Our prayers and full support are with the valiant men and women of the\u00a0#CityofMcAllen\u00a0PD this evening," the message read. "This office will provide any assistance requested in the days ahead. We are grateful for police in McAllen and around this great state."\r\n\r\n\r\nThe city's government Facebook page had a message of condolence&nbsp;for Garza and Chavez's fellow officers and their families.\r\n\r\n\r\n"Today, two McAllen Police officers were killed in the line of duty," the post stated. "The City of McAllen extends its deepest condolences to the McAllen Police Department and to the families of Officer Edelmiro Garza and Officer Ismael Chavez. Our City is hurting and our hearts and prayers go out to them during this difficult time."