UPDATE: Suspect in fatal Marshal-involved shooting identified as J.D. Lane

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, several law enforcement departments responded to a shooting on Lawndale street

VICTORIA. Texas – The U.S. Marshals office has identified the suspect killed on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 as J.D. Lane. A task force was tracking Lane and tried to pull over the vehicle he was in. Two other people were in the vehicle. They were not detained. Authorities said Lane who was in the passengers seat took off running. At some point there was a confrontation and the U.S. Marshal was forced to shoot Lane.

Lane was in his late 20s. Several family members and friends have called 25 News Now concerned about how the incident happened. Authorities said Lane was a wanted fugitive for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Lane recently got out of prison. The U.S. Marshals office said Lane was a suspect in a few recent armed robberies that took place Tuesday. He was also under investigation in an assault case, authorities said.

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