WEATHERFORD, Texas – A Texas police officer shot another officer and a man he tried to arrest during a confrontation after a traffic stop.
The police in Weatherford near Fort Worth say officer Chris Bumpas was the run of the stop Thursday night, when he found out, that there is a warrant for the arrest of one of the three persons in the vehicle.
The police said in a statement that the man became aggressive and struck the officer with a flashlight.
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The second mate could not subdue the suspect with the help of a stun gun and fired multiple shots, striking Bumpas and the defendant.
The police says Bumpas is recovering from a surgery on his abdomen. The suspect, whose name has not been released, is in guarded condition in a hospital.
Texas Rangers investigating the incident.