Burglary Suspect Shot and Killed By Law Enforcement in Cass County Texas

Burglary suspect killed Cass County

A Burglary suspect was shot and killed by law enforcement is Cass County Texas after an extensive manhunt Thursday.

Police said the man who was wanted for questioning in connection to several burglaries in the Huffines-Bivins area was shot and killed by law enforcement Thursday during a standoff. Investigators have not released his name.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office began searching Wednesday for the suspect.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Texas Department of Public Safety – Highway Patrol, Texas Rangers, Texas Department of Public Safety Aircraft, Queen City Police Department, Atlanta Police Department, and the Telford Unit Canine Department, began searching for the suspect in a wooded area in the Huffines Community around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Burglary suspect killed Cass County

Cass County District Attorney Courtney Shelton said that multiple shots were fired at law enforcement during the night and early morning hours resulting in two additional warrants were issued for the suspect for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a public servant and a first degree felony.

Authorities said that around 1 p.m. Thursday, the suspect was found in a small home maintenance shop and refused to surrender. Police said that during negotiations, the suspect showed his weapon and was shot by law enforcement. He died at the scene.

No officers or civilians were injured.

A formal investigation is being conducted by the Texas Rangers.