UPDATE: Around 11:52 a.m. on Nov. 26, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call from a man who claimed to be holding his wife and daughter hostage, according to Sergeant Adam Albritton, Texas Department of Public Safety.

When Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and DPS troopers arrived at the scene, the man allegedly confronted them with a gun in a threating manner.

“Unfortunately officers had to defend themselves and the incident ended with the suspect shot.”

Sergeant Adam Albritton, Texas Department of Public Safety

The man’s wife and daughter are uninjured, according to officials.

The Texas Rangers are investigating the incident and this story will be updated with any additional information.


JACKSONVILLE, Texas (KETK) – Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a man has been transported to a local hospital after an alleged officer involved shooting occurred on the 36,000 block of Highway 69.

Officials said that all officers are safe and to use caution while travelling through the area.

This story will be updated when more information is made available.


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