Texas Rangers investigating fatal U.S. Marshal-involved shooting; suspect is dead

Suspect killed in U.S. Marshal-involved shooting

VICTORIA, Texas- Around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force tried to pull over a vehicle with a suspect in the passenger seat. Authorities said the suspect ran off. At some point this led to a confrontation and the Marshal was forced to shoot the suspect.

The name of the deceased suspect is not available at this time as authorities need to notify family members.

The Texas Rangers will review the case from here.

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