Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:19 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
HONEY GROVE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of shooting a police officer in the leg in a small North Texas city appears to have fatally shot himself after an overnight standoff with officers. Honey Grove police say the officer responded to a home because of a possible domestic dispute at about 11 p.m. Tuesday. The officer then encountered a man who appeared to be armed with a rifle. Police say a constable arrived to assist, and authorities were fired upon. Police said Wednesday the officer was in stable condition at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of Plano. Police said the standoff ended by at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.