WEATHERFORD, Texas – A police officer and a suspect shot and killed while scuffling outside a north Texas restaurant.
Weatherford Police say the shooting happened during an investigative traffic stop” of a vehicle with two men and a woman around 9:15 pm
Police say officers tried to arrest one of the men on a warrant when the brawl broke out in the parking lot of the Tequila Bar Y Grill.
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Officer Chris Bumpas and the defendant, who is not identified, were both shot and taken to a local hospital.
The police says Bumpas “of the operation, is stable and recovering well.” Details of the defendant’s condition were not available.
Weatherford detectives and a Texas Ranger were investigating the incident.