A Hewitt,Texas police officer was shot Tuesday while chasing a bank robbery suspect, police said.
Officers were called around 9 a.m. to the Point West Bank in 400 block of North Hewitt Drive for a robbery. As the suspect was leaving the bank, he and an officer exchanged gunfire, police said. The officer was injured and later released from the hospital after a bank robbery suspect shot him, Chief Jim Devlin said during a news conference. Police were called around 9 a.m. to the Point West Bank in the 400 block of North Hewitt Drive for a robbery. According to Devlin, either an employee or a bystander saw the gunman enter the bank, ran out of the back of the building and called 911.
Thank God the officer is ok and the suspect was quickly apprehended. Good job officers.