FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Dash Cam Shows Colo. Suspect Shooting Texas Deputy

May 22, 2013  | 

Screenshot via KFDX.
Screenshot via KFDX.
Newly released dash-cam footage obtained by KFDX shows a Colorado murder suspect opening fire on the Texas deputy who stopped his black Cadillac in March.

Montague County (Texas) Sheriff's Deputy James Boyd wasn't aware that authorities were searching for Evan Ebel in connection with the murder of a Colorado corrections chief and pizza delivery man when he stopped his vehicle on March 21.

The video footage shows Deputy Boyd approach the Cadillac on the passenger side and bend down toward the open window. The driver then fired three shots, striking the deputy twice in his ballistic vest and once on his head. Deputy Boyd then falls onto a weed-and-dirt median.

Moments later, an off-duty Johnson County Sheriff's detective stops to help and radios for help. View the video here.

Tags: Montague County (Texas) Sheriff, Assaults on Officers, Vehicle Stops


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Lt. Sal @ 5/24/2013 11:27 AM

His appraoch is not bad, touches the trunk right hand side, but there are bad guys out there and they have no regard for your life. This is a lesson that every traffic stop has to be taken seriously until that contact and report is made. I pray for the officers recovery and am thankful an off duty detective passed by. Stay safe.

Dennis @ 5/24/2013 6:55 PM

I am so glad that deputy is OK and that the shooter is now rotting in hell after he was later shot to death by other Texas officers further down the highway after a chase. The biggest danger with traffic stop approaches is that you could low crawl up to a car and, if the bad guy wants to try to take you, he/she will. We all have to be carefull out there.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

NYPD Officer Still in India Over Weapons Case
An Indian court says it won't rule before July 1 on the case of a New York City police...
Indiana K-9 Gets Donated Vest
Sheriff Robert Fyock of the Indiana County (Pa.) Sheriff's Department rests easier now...
Alabama Deputy Killed in Crash
A Covington County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy who was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday...
Kansas City Investigators Announce Arrest in Highway Shooting Cases
A suspect has been taken into custody in connection with as many as 20 highway shootings...
Video: 2 Indy Officers Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide
Two Indianapolis police officers were found dead Thursday evening in an apparent...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of over 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine