Texas Rangers investigating officer-involved shooting in San Jacinto County

Officer-involved shooting

An officer-involved shooting in San Jacinto County is under investigation by the Texas Rangers and the county's sheriff's office, a Texas Department of Public Safety sergeant said Wednesday in a news release.

Preliminary information indicates that on Aug. 6, 2017, at about 11:25p.m., San Jacinto County deputies were conducting a routine safety check of a convenience store, located at 6899 US Highway 190 in Point Blank, Texas, when the officer-involved shooting occurred.

The 48-year-old suspect, from Point Blank, was transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. At this time, the suspect’s medical condition is unknown.

This is an active investigation and additional details cannot be released without jeopardizing the integrity of this case.

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