UPDATE 10:55 a.m.
Sgt. Harold McClure of the Wichita Falls Police Department has released an update on this morning’s officer-involved shooting and WFPD officer wreck involving two police cruisers.
Sgt. McClure says two officers were involved in the shooting, their identities have not been released. He said both officers shot the suspect who was running from them and reportedly pulled out a gun.
It is unclear at this time if the suspect fired or not.
The suspect was shot multiple times. His identity has not been released but he is reportedly in his early 20′s. He could be facing charges of Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer.
His current medical condition has not been released.
Two officers were responding to the officer involved shooting when they collided in the intersection of 3rd and Indiana. Neither officer was injured in the wreck but both vehicles were totaled. No other cars or people were involved in the wreck.
WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - The Wichita Falls Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting which happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday.
Sgt. Harold McClure said they received a call about a man threatening to harm himself in the 100 block of Farris St.
He said officers found a man matching the description and when officers approached, the man ran from officers towards the Community Health Care Center. Officers began chasing the man before he confronted them with a gun.
Sgt. McClure said an officer shot the man and the victim was transported to the hospital. The condition of the man is unknown. No officers were injured at the scene.
On the way to the scene, two WFPD vehicles collided on Indiana. The condition of those officers is unknown.
Wichita Falls police say the scene is still active and the investigation is ongoing.
Stay with News Channel 6 as we continue to update this story.