Texas Constable Mistaken for Suspect and Killed by Deputy

Officials say three Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputies and a Pct 4 deputy constables responded to a report of a suspect entering a vacant residence.

A Texas Pct 4 Deputy Constable has died after a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot him early Friday morning after mistaking him for a suspect.

It happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. in the Sienna Plantation neighborhood of Missouri City, TX, Fox News reports.

Officials say three Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputies and a Pct 4 deputy constables responded to a report of a suspect entering a vacant residence.

While they were clearing the residence, one of the FBCSO deputies thought he saw a suspect and discharged his weapon striking the deputy constable.

 

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