SWAT commander dead, 3 officers hurt in standoff with west Texas gunman 6
Posted By DFWNews.app Publisher Posted On

SWAT commander dead, 3 officers hurt in standoff with west Texas gunman

swatLevelland1280 1

LEVELLAND, Texas — One officer has died and three others are hospitalized with wounds after a police standoff in a small West Texas city erupted in gunfire.

The incident involves a man barricaded in a house Thursday afternoon on a residential street in Levelland, about 30 miles west of Lubbock.

Three of the wounded officers were taken to a Lubbock hospital, where Sgt. Josh Bartlett, leader of the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office’s SWAT commander, died of his wounds.

Another officer went to a Levelland hospital, which placed itself on lockdown. Reporters near the shooting scene say gunfire is still being heard.

The post SWAT commander dead, 3 officers hurt in standoff with west Texas gunman appeared first on KVIA.

Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *