Shots Fired During Attempted Traffic Stop in Harker Heights
A Bell County sheriff's deputy was reportedly involved in a shooting after an attempt to stop a driver in Harker Heights turned into a traffic pursuit Tuesday afternoon.
KWTX reports that the deputy tried to stop a driver in the area of East Knight's Way and Warriors Sundown Pass around 3:40 PM.
The driver reportedly led the deputy on a mile-long chase. The Killeen Daily Herald reports that one or more suspects were shot in a "gun battle" on a private drive near FM 2410 that followed the pursuit. The deputy was not injured.
KWTX reports that Texas Rangers have been called to assist in an investigation of the incident, and that a Department of Public Safety helicopter was en route to an area along FM 2410 outside of Harker Heights.