WALLER COUNTY, Texas – UPDATE: The Navarro County Office of Emergency Management said on Twitter that the suspect was captured in Waller County near Prairie View.
Suspect in today’s fatal TXDPS trooper shooting in Freestone County has been captured in Waller County near Prairie View. Excellent operation by numerous agencies to take this suspect into custody with no additional casualties. #wallercounty #txdps #freestonecounty— Navarro County OEM (@NavarroOEM) November 24, 2017
A manhunt is underway for a person accused of killing a Texas state trooper in Freestone County on Thursday.
The Texas Department of Public Safety issued a Blue Alert in search of an individual driving a gray 2012 Chevrolet Malibu with Texas license plate JDN-4273.
Officials believe the vehicle is associated with the killing of the officer and may be a threat to the public and other law enforcement personnel.
Anyone with information about the shooting or the vehicle is asked to call 911.