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DPS Releases More Information on Officer-Involved Shooting in Stratford

STRATFORD - The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Stratford.

It happened at around 7:30 last night when a Stratford police officer identified a stolen vehicle heading east on US-54.

Officials said the officers were able to pull the vehicle over at a convenience store, but while making an arrest of the driver and his passenger, both officers fired their weapon, hitting the driver. 

The 22-year-old male has not been identified but died from his injuries. 

His 24-year-old passenger was taken into custody without incident. 

Texas Rangers are still investigating.

This is a developing story. Stay with MyHighPlains.com for the latest. 


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