Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in the fatal shooting of a person in Texas on Friday morning following a pursuit of an 18 wheeler that led to a shootout with police.
Shortly before 7 a.m., a 911 caller reported that he had been shot by his co-driver.
The Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) was able to verify that the caller was in a moving vehicle on southbound U.S. 287 east of Quanah, Texas.
HCSO located the semi truck still traveling south on U.S. 287 and a 10 mile police pursuit ensued.
According to KFDX/KJTL, the driver of the 18 wheeler exited through the passenger door and opened fire on police with a handgun.
Multiple law enforcement agencies returned fire and the shooter was fatally injured.
The co-driver was airlifted to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.
U.S. 287 is closed until further notice.
This is a developing story.