San Angelo Police in Gun Battle
On Thursday, November 10, 2016 at about 2 pm, members of the San Angelo Police Department's Street Crimes Division along with Special Agents from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Special Agents from the Department of Homeland Security, and Deputies with the US Marshals were working to arrest a known wanted male suspect.
The suspects identity is not being released at this time. The suspect was wanted for Felony Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and a suspect in another Aggravated Assault that had occurred in recent days.
Detectives and Special Agents encountered the armed suspect and a confrontation ensued. During the encounter the suspect brandished a handgun and multiple shots were fired. The Detectives and members of the various agencies involved fired shots that struck the suspect. The suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Howard and the Texas Rangers are leading the investigation.
It is normal practice for the Texas Rangers to lead the investigation in conjunction with the San Angelo Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division and the Professional Standards Division. No officers were injured and there are no suspects at large.