3 Texas Cops Shot After Responding To Call At Home

Written by on August 16, 2020

CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Three cops have been shot Sunday and an individual remained barricaded inside a house situated in a suburb of Austin, Texas, authorities stated.

The Cedar Park Police Division stated on Twitter that officers have been responding to a name at a house off Natalie Cove when three have been shot. They stated one particular person was barricaded inside the house.

The officers have been in steady situation at a neighborhood hospital, Interim Police Chief Mike Harmon stated on Twitter. The scene in Heritage Park Subdivision was nonetheless lively, he stated.

The town of Cedar Park has requested residents to keep away from Bagdad Street between Osage Drive and New Hope Drive, the town stated on Twitter. The Cedar Park police and hearth departments have closed the southbound lane of Bagdad Street at Heritage, the put up stated.

“Our hearts are with the cops who have been injured whereas defending the Cedar Park group this afternoon. We mustn’t ever take without any consideration the service and sacrifice of our legislation enforcement officers, and the State of Texas stands prepared to offer the help and sources wanted to deliver justice to these concerned,” Republican Gov. Greg Abbott stated in a press release.

A spokesperson for the police division didn’t instantly reply to messages for remark.

Need assistance? Within the U.S., name 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) for the Nationwide Home Violence Hotline.


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