SWAT Leader Killed, 3 Officers Injured in Texas Standoff

Sergeant Josh Bartlett—the leader of the Special Weapons and Tactics team of the County Sheriff’s Office of Lubbock, Texas—was killed during a standoff in Levelland, Texas on Thursday afternoon.

Three other police officers were wounded as a suspect barricaded themselves in a town block.

The block contains a tire shop and a Mexican butcher shop, according to Google Maps. Local residents have been advised to avoid the area as police address the incident.

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