On Sunday, May 7, 2023, at about 10:54 p.m., Longview Police Department officers were dispatched to an armed subject call, describing a man armed with a gun, in the 3400 block of Morrison Street in Longview. Several minutes later, officers were at the location and encountered a male subject. During the encounter, the male reached for and produced a handgun. The officer then shot, striking the suspect. The officers on scene then summoned EMS and rendered first aid. The suspect was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Following the Longview Police Department's procedures, the Texas DPS Rangers were requested to conduct the investigation. We ask that anyone with further information related to this investigation please contact the Longview Police Department or the TX DPS Rangers.
Additional information will be provided when it becomes available.