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.

Our KETK news crews are on the scene.

We'll have the latest in all of our newscasts.

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