Just after 2 a.m. a Wichita Falls Police Officer was involved in a shooting after confronted with a suspect with a weapon. The incident took place in the 1400 block of North Scott. The suspect was transported to United Regional Health Care Emergency Room where he died. No names are being released at this time.
The Criminal Investigations Section and Office of Professional Conduct will each be conducting an investigation. The Officer was not injured and will be placed on Administrative Leave per policy.
No further information will be available until Monday July 14th. All information will be released by the Public Information Office.
Sgt John Spragins
Wichita Falls Police Department
Public Information Officer