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Police: Monahans officer involved in deadly shooting after responding to grass fire

Published: Mar. 15, 2021 at 3:22 PM CDT
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MONAHANS, Texas (KOSA) - TUESDAY 12:55 P.M. UPDATE: The Monahans Police Department has released new information on Saturday’s deadly officer-involved shooting.

According to Monahans police, officers were called to the 800 block of South Wilma on Saturday night to help the Ward County Sheriff’s Department and Monahans Volunteer Fire Department with a grass fire.

As authorities responded to several fires in the area, an altercation ensued with a man which ended in a deadly shooting.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead in Monahans over the weekend.

According to DPS, the shooting happened on Saturday.

A suspect was killed in the shooting, though the suspect’s identity has not been released at this time.

No other details have been released on the shooting at this time.

CBS7 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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