Deputy shot while serving warrant, in critical condition
A Texas deputy was shot and critically injured while serving a federal warrant in La Grange.
According to the La Grange Police Department, officers went to serve a felony warrant for failing to register as a sex offender after 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 1 at a Dollar General Store in La Grange. The suspect resisted, pulled a knife, escaped to his motel room and barricaded himself in.
The officers attempted to serve the warrant again and the suspect began shooting at them. A deputy with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office who was assisting was injured during the shooting and has been taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
The La Grange Police Department was assisted by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, and the Fayette County Sheriff's Office during this incident.
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This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.