TEXAS — A San Marcos Police Officer was shot and killed Monday afternoon while serving a warrant in the Cottonwood Creek subdivision. The officer’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
He and other SMPD officers were serving a warrant in the subdivision when the suspect shot him multiple times. The officer was wearing his protective vest and was transported to Central Texas Medical Center immediately.
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The officer was pronounced deceased at 3:50 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Joann Prado.
A suspect is in custody following a standoff with the San Marcos/Hays County SWAT. The suspect was shot during the standoff and has been transported to an Austin hospital.
The San Marcos Police Department will hold a press conference at the SMPD headquarters, 2300 S. IH-35, at 6 p.m.