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BREAKING: 2 Texas Deputies Gunned Down After Traffic Stop

Eden, Texas – Two Concho County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies were fatally shot on Monday night.

Police said the suspect led officers on a short pursuit before barricading himself inside a building, Concho Valley Homepage reported.

Two law enforcement officers were fatally shot during the standoff that followed, police said.

One civilian was injured during the exchange of gunfire and was subsequently rushed to Shannon Medical Center, Concho Valley Homepage reported.

The condition of the person who was wounded is unknown.

The gunman has been apprehended, Concho Valley Homepage reported.

The motive for the attack is unknown.

The law enforcement officers who were killed worked for the CCSO, but their identities have not been released, KLBK reported.

The fallen deputies’ bodies will be escorted to Lubbock for autopsy by a procession of law enforcement officers on Tuesday morning.

Witnesses told San Angelo LIVE that they saw police pull a vehicle over and that they heard officers tell the driver to “roll your window down and then put up your hands.”

The witnesses said the driver sped off and went to a nearby residence before they heard approximately 10 gunshots.

The gunman later surrendered, San Angelo LIVE reported.

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Written by
Holly Matkin

Holly is a former probation and parole officer who is married to a sheriff’s deputy. She is a regular contributor to Signature Montana magazine, and has written feature articles for Distinctly Montana magazine.

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Written by Holly Matkin

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