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Texas Officer Critically Wounded Answering "Shots Fired" Call

July 12, 2011  | 

 A police officer was shot in the head, and the gunman was then killed by another officer during an overnight shootout in Snyder, Texas.

Snyder police officer Darrell Campbell was shot by an unidentified gunman at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the Snyder Police Department.

Campbell and Officer Lee Ortiz responded to a "shots fired" call after midnight early Tuesday in the 700 block of 26th Street in Snyder. The Texas Rangers are investigating the shooting.

Source: KTXS


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Morning Eagle @ 7/12/2011 11:04 PM

Good job Officer Ortiz! You spoke the only language those williing to shoot police officers really understand.

We will all hope for the complete recovery of Officer Campbell.

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