The deputy, who has been with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for about a decade, was taken by air to an Austin hospital for treatment and surgery, Sheriff Casey Goetz says. The deputy was in surgery for nearly four hours and the sheriff said he sustained more damage from the gunshot than first thought.
May 11, 2022
The incident began around 1:20 p.m. in the parking lot of the agency's southeast district office when an officer saw a man setting vehicles on fire using Molotov cocktails, the chief said.
May 9, 2022
Krasner says Thomas "T.J. Siderio" was unarmed at the time of the March 1 fatal shooting and that former officer Edsaul Mendoza knew the suspect was no longer a threat.
May 2, 2022