Officer involved shooting under investigation in Longview
Authorities are investigating an officer involved shooting that happened in Longview this past weekend.
The Longview Police Department and Texas Rangers are investigating a shooting that happened on Sunday around 8 pm. According to the LPD, the officer was investigating a call about a suspicious person around the 1400 block of East Marshall Avenue, according to TylerPaper.com.
The suspect, Randy Carl Jeffrey, got into an altercation with the officer. He allegedly began shooting at the officer, which caused the officer to return fire, according to LPD. Jeffery was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The officer was not hurt. Jefferey is facing charges of attempted capital murder.