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Texas cop shot, killed while serving warrant

Crime scene (WikiMedia/Tony Webster)
December 04, 2017

A Texas cop has been shot and killed while serving a warrant.

The San Marcos Police Officer was serving a warrant Monday in the El Camino Real subdivision when he was shot multiple times, the city of San Marcos said in a release.

He was wearing his protective vest at the time.

The officer was transported to Central Texas Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m.

The officer’s next of kin is being notified.

The suspect is in custody following a standoff with authorities; the suspect was shot during the standoff and taken to an Austin hospital, the city said.