Longview officer involved in shooting; 1 seriously injured
POSTED: Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 5:03pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 8, 2014 - 1:59pm
Longview, Texas — One person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after an officer-involved shooting in Longview at Akin Park.
According to Longview Police Public Information Officer Kristie Brian, at 3:52 p.m., an officer attempted to pull over a vehicle and gunfire was exchanged. A gunman was shot and taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The identities of the gunman and officer are not being released at this time. How the shooting began has also not been released.
The officer was not injured during the incident. Texas Rangers are on scene investigating.
Akin Park is located near Eden Drive in north Longivew.