Suspect Killed After Police Light Up Dodge Truck with Gunfire


SNYDER, TX – The Texas Rangers were called into a small West Texas town on Tuesday after a suspect was shot and killed by law enforcement. 

According to KTXS, on Feb. 1, officers with the Snyder Police Department and deputies with the Scurry County Sheriff's Office responded to a disturbance at the Rip Griffin Travel Center at Hwy 84 and Hwy 180.

During the incident, law enforcement shot and killed the suspect. The Texas Rangers have taken over the investigation but have not released any information other than a suspect was killed. 

Witness on scene told KTXS that at first they thought it was fire crackers but then quickly found out what was going on. 

"I was trying to distinguish if it was fireworks and then I realized it was actually shooting, gunshots," said Patricia Garcia, the Burger King Manager from across the street. "I had my crew hit the floor. We scoured to the back of the store because we didn't know where it was coming from."

Rangers were back on scene today to search the Dodge pickup. During which six bullet holes were marked on the tailgate of the truck. 

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