HASLET, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A special agent with the Texas Department of Public Safety was shot while investigating in a neighborhood in Haslet Friday afternoon, officials said.
The Texas Rangers said the trooper encountered a suspect at a home in the 14000 block of Mainstay Way at around 2:15 p.m.READ MORE: Tarrant County DA Warns About ID Theft, Unemployment Benefits Scam
During the incident, the suspect fired at the trooper, the Texas Rangers said. The trooper did not return fire.READ MORE: Houston Area Leaders Pass Resolution In Support Of Pardoning George Floyd For 2004 Drug Arrest
The trooper was taken to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect, who was not identified, was taken into custody.MORE NEWS: Flooding, Intense Lightning Possible In North Texas Tuesday Afternoon
Further information has not yet been released as the investigation continues.