US: 4 officers shot, 2 critically, in Texas standoff with man


Four officers had been shot and wounded, two critically, after a man barricaded himself in a home in a small West Texas city, authorities mentioned.

The episode started about 2 pm on Thursday in a residential road in (*4*), about 50 kilometers west of Lubbock.

Details had been sketchy, however (*4*) Police mentioned in a social media posting that three of the wounded officers had been taken to a Lubbock hospital, whereas one went to a (*4*) hospital.

A press release from the (*4*) hospital mentioned it went on lockdown.

Police mentioned one of many wounded officers was from the (*4*) Police drive. Hockley County sheriff’s deputies, the FBI, the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Lubbock police tactical unit had been aiding (*4*) Police on the crime scene.


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