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Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

The Waller County Sheriff's office said in a Facebook Post that the suspect, Darbrett Black, drove into the county and "shots have been fired in the area of Liendo Parkway and Wyatt Chapel".

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered Texas flags at Texas Department of Public Safety facilities statewide to be lowered to half-staff in honor of fallen Trooper Damon Allen who was shot and killed on Thursday in Freestone County following a traffic stop. Police say the suspect, Dabrett Black, opened fire with a rifle as Allen returned to his cruiser.

The shooting happened in Freestone County which is about 90 miles southeast of Dallas, Texas. He's described as a black male, 5 feet 11 inches, 175 pounds. He fled the shooting scene driving a grey Chevy Malibu, with Texas plates JDN4273.

The suspect in the shooting death of a state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer.

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The body of a Texas state trooper shot and killed during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving is being escorted to a funeral home in Teague, about 98 miles (158 kilometers) south of Dallas.

Meanwhile, according to KBTX, Black was last booked into the Smith County jail in Tyler on September 7, 2017 on the same charges.

It was reported that last month, a Dabrett Montreal Black of Lindale was indicted by a Smith County Grand Jury on two felony charges stemming from a chase involving Smith County deputies in July. Abbott also expressed his "most honest condolences" to the trooper's family.

Once the investigation is complete, it'll all be turned over to the local district attorney, but right now the primary focus is taking care of the scene, taking care of the family Trooper Haschel concluded. Ted Cruz offered "prayers for the family and loved ones" of the trooper.

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