LIVINGSTON, TX-– Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 22, 2023, in the 1100 block of Bluebird Ave. in the City of Livingston.
The preliminary information indicates that at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers with the Livingston Police Department observed a stolen motorcycle and attempted a traffic stop. After a short pursuit, the motorcycle driver crashed, and the driver fled on foot. Officers responded to the area and observed the subject running through a residential neighborhood.
Upon contact, officers located the suspect and utilized a taser in an attempt to apprehend the suspect, but the taser was ineffective. The suspect was able to pull a .40 caliber handgun from his boot when he was shot by responding officers.
Immediately, the responding officers began rendering life-saving measures until emergency medical personnel arrived and transported the suspect to HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe in critical condition.
The identity of the suspect is not immediately available.
This is an ongoing investigation. No additional information is available at this time.