Frankston Police Officer Hospitalized After Shootout
POSTED: Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 4:46pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 11:59am
Anderson County-An East Texas lawman is flown to a hospital after being beaten in the head.
Officials say Frankston officer,Jason Ward, is at a Tyler hospital.
His condition is unknown at this time.
Anderson and Henderson County officials are assisting what neighbors say appeared like a shootout.
A Henderson County official says there was a chase involved in the incident.
No word on whether it happened before or after the shooting.
The car used in the chase crashed into a tree.
They say one of the shooters is dead.
At one point, Frankston High School was locked down as a precaution. But school officials have now lifted the lock down.
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