Suspect Jeffrey Nicholas, 28, was booked into the Tom Green County Jail on two counts of Capital Murder of a Peace Officer Tuesday. (Photo: Tom Green County Sheriff's Office/Texas Rangers) -

Suspect Jeffrey Nicholas, 28, was booked into the Tom Green County Jail on two counts of Capital Murder of a Peace Officer Tuesday. (Photo: Tom Green County Sheriff's Office/Texas Rangers)

Two Concho County (TX) Sheriff's deputies were shot and killed late Monday evening in the town of Eden. A suspect is in custody.

A civilian was also reportedly shot in the stomach and rushed to a hospital in San Angelo.  

Local law enforcement is not offering many details. The incident reportedly began with a traffic stop, according to SanAngeloLive. The driver fled and after a short foot pursuit the suspect stopped at his nearby home where shots were fired and the deputies apparently were fatally wounded, witnesses told the paper.

The identities of the officers and additional victim have not been disclosed at this time, the ConchoValleyHomePage reports.

Suspect Jeffrey Nicholas, 28, was booked into the Tom Green County Jail on two counts of Capital Murder of a Peace Officer Tuesday.

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