UPDATE: The suspect killed in a Longview officer-involved shooting has been identified as 47-year-old Danny Ray Jackson of Longview, by Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Tim Bryan.
The Texas Rangers first identified Jackson before Bryan said he pronounced him dead at CHRISTUS Good Shepard Medical Center around 1:45 p.m. on Sunday.
UPDATE: A suspect involved in a Sunday morning chase has died at a local hospital after being injured in an officer-involved shooting, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Around 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, a DPS trooper assisted a White Oak police officer in the pursuit that ended which ended in Longview, according to a DPS press release. The press release said that after the chase an “exchange of gunfire” ensued between officials and the suspect.
Following that officer-involved shooting the suspect was taken to a local hospital where officials said he succumbed to his injuries.
UPDATE: Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Adam Albritton confirmed that a Sunday morning chase started in White Oak before leaving a suspect with life-threatening injuries from an officer involved shooting.
Albritton also said there were four officers on the scene of the officer involved shooting that occurred, a White Oak Police Officer, two Longview Police Officers and a DPS trooper.
The scene where the chase ended near the intersection of West Loop 281 and State Highway 31 has been clear up, according to DPS.
LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) – An officer-involved shooting in the Longview area left a suspect with life-threatening injuries, Longview Police said.
According to LPD, on Sunday around 3:37 a.m. they were notified that the White Oak Police Department was in “an active vehicle pursuit that was entering the Longview city limits.”
During the pursuit, a DPS Trooper also became involved, with the chase ending near the intersection of West Loop 281 and State Highway 31.
“Shots were exchanged and the suspect was struck sustaining life-threatening injuries,” according to a statement from LPD. “First aid was administered at the scene by officers and EMS was summoned to the scene.”
The suspect was reportedly taken to a hospital for treatment, while no officers were injured.
The Texas Rangers are investigating.
This is a developing story. KETK will keep you updated as more information is available.