Man responsible for shooting a police officer found dead at home in North Texas, police

Texas – Texas man that opened fire to police officer was found dead in a home in North Texas city Honey Grove. The police said the suspect allegedly shot himself after a standoff with officers overnight Tuesday.

According to reports, officer responded to a 911 call in regards of a domestic dispute at a home in Honey Groove on Tuesday night around 11 p.m.

The officer then encountered a man who appeared to be armed with a rifle. Police said a constable arrived to assist, and authorities were fired upon.

An officer was shot and pulled to safety amid gunfire by a constable.

Police said Wednesday morning that the officer had been taken to a hospital in Plano and was in stable condition.

Police said the standoff ended at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday when authorities entered the home and found the man dead.

Police did not identify the man or officer by name.

Police have asked the Texas Rangers to investigate.

Honey Grove, which has a population of about 1,700 people, is located about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northeast of Dallas.

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