BRYAN, Texas – A manhunt is underway for a suspect in a store robbery who shot a police officer in south Texas.
Bryan police said in a statement that the officer was shot to death early Thursday after the suspect for about a half hour after the robbery at a petrol station and a supermarket in the city, about 90 miles northwest of Houston.
The officer was wearing a ballistic vest and had minor injuries. He was treated at a hospital and released. Bryan police have not released the officer’s name.
Police say the robbery took place at a group of people entered the store and pulled a gun. They took some money and fled.
Bryan is adjacent to College Station, home of Texas A&M University.