Texas Officer, Suspect Injured In Shootout

Kelli Wiese
August 14, 2019 - 3:42 pm
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ODESSA (KRLD) - Odessa police say an officer and a gunman both had to go to the hospital after being shot in an exchange of gunfire outside a home.

Police received a call about shots being fired. When they arrived, a man in the driveway of a home fired at the officers.

Several officers shot back and the suspect was hit. He suffered serious injuries.

The officer who was shot was treated and released from a hospital.

The officers are on administrative leave while the Texas Rangers investigate the case.