A man suspected of shooting a police officer in the leg in a small North Texas city appears to have fatally shot himself after a standoff with officers overnight Tuesday, authorities said.
Police in Honey Grove said 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 said a constable arrived to assist, and authorities were fired upon.
An officer was was shot and pulled to safety amid gunfire by a constable.
Police said Wednesday morning that the officer had been taken to a hospital in Plano and was in stable condition.
Police said the standoff ended at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday when authorities entered the home and found the man dead.
Police did not identify the man or officer by name.
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Police have asked the Texas Rangers to investigate.
Honey Grove, which has a population of about 1,700 people, is located about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northeast of Dallas.