Texas Rangers investigating after Woodville police officer shot

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Woodville Police(Woodville Police Department)
Published: Sep. 17, 2023 at 4:17 PM CDT
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WOODVILLE, Texas (KTRE) - A Woodville officer was shot and is fighting for his life, according to the Texas Municipal Police Association.

According to a post by the TMPA, representatives were on scene assisting the Woodville Police Department and Tyler County Sheriff’s Office after an officer-involved shooting on Sunday.

“Sadly, the incident injured a brave officer, who was shot in the face and is currently fighting for his life,” TMPA Executive Director Kevin Lawrence was quoted as saying in the post.

DPS confirmed the Texas Rangers are investigating an incident at the request of the Woodville Police Department, but provided no further details.