DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESPOND TO EARLY 911 CALL

MIDLAND, TEXAS/AUGUST 12, 2017 – A CRAZIED MAN CAUSES HIGH TENSION AND DRAMA IN WEST MIDLAND COUNTY.

AT APPROXIMATELY 4:50AM, SATURDAY AUGUST 12, 2017. THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A 911 CALL FROM THE KENT KWIK STORE LOCATED AT FM 1788 AND WEST HIGHWAY 158 IN REFERENCE TO A MALE SUBJECT TRYING TO GET IN TO VEHICLES. LATER, ANOTHER CALL CAME IN STATING THAT A NAKED MAN IN A COWBOY HAT WAS GOING IN AND OUT OF TRAFFIC APPROXIMATELY TWO MILES EAST OF THE KENT KWIK STORE, AND TRYING TO GET IN VEHICLES THERE.

A MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTY ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE MALE SUBJECT. THE DEPUTY WAS IMMEDIATELY ATTACKED AND KNOCKED TO THE GROUND. THE MALE SUBJECT ENTERED THE DEPUTY’S VEHICLE AND ATTEMPTED TO DRIVE OFF BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL.  THE MIDLAND COUNTY DEPUTY DEFENDED HIMSELF AGAINST THE MALE SUBJECT USING PHYSICAL FORCE, AND WAS ABLE TO DEPLOY HIS TASER, BUT WITH NO EFFECT. IMMEDIATELY AN “OFFICER NEEDS HELP” CALL WAS PUT OUT BY THE DEPUTY. A SECOND DEPUTY ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND HE ALSO DEPLOYED HIS TASER WITH NO EFFECT ON THE MALE SUBJECT.  MPD OFFICERS BEGAN TO ARRIVE TO ASSIST THE DEPUTIES.

THE HIGHLY AGGRESSIVE SUBJECT TRIED TO ENTER A SEMI-TRUCK, BUT THE DRIVER OF THE SEMI-TRUCK QUICKLY LOCKED THE DOOR. THEN, THE MALE SUBJECT TURNED AND ATTACKED THE SECOND DEPUTY. THE DEPUTY SHOT THE MALE SUBJECT SEVERAL TIMES: THE WOUNDED SUBJECT BEGAN TO ELUDED DEPUTIES AND MPD OFFICERS.

THE MALE SUBJECT CLIMBED ON TOP OF A FLATBED SEMI-TRAILER, BUT WAS KNOCK TO THE GROUND BY OFFICERS AND CONTAINED. MIDLAND PARAMEDICS QUICKLY BEGAN TO TREAT THE SUBJECTS WOUNDS, AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO MIDLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR SURGERY. THE IDENTITY OF THE SUBJECT IS CURRENTLY UNKNOWN.

THE TEXAS RANGERS ARE CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE MIDLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.

 

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Author: Danny Barrera