K9 praised for helping capture Texas state trooper shooting suspect

Texas State Trooper Shot, Killed in Freestone County: Report

Allen, a 15 year veteran of the department, leaves behind a wife and three children.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott released the following statement: "With heavy hearts on this Thanksgiving, Cecilia and I express our most honest condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the trooper who was callously killed today in the line of duty".

A report by KBTX, citing police scanner traffic, said two women may have been in the suspect's auto when the incident happened.

Dabrett Black was arrested Thursday night and charged for the Thanksgiving Day shooting death of Texas State Trooper Damon Allen in Freestone County. That's when the suspect fired multiple shots from a rifle at the trooper, TxDPS says.

"With heavy hearts on this Thanksgiving, Cecilia and I express our most honest condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the Trooper who was callously killed today in the line of duty".

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Westbrook on the other hand described the incidents as him letting Durant know he is "coming at your neck every single night". Tensions were certainly high between the two, but according to Durant, their interaction was not a big deal.

The agency also said it will file capital murder charges against the suspected killer, Dabrett Black, 32, of Lindale, Texas. The Department of Public Safety said he's being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Meanwhile, according to KBTX, Black was last booked into the Smith County jail in Tyler on September 7, 2017 on the same charges.

It happened at about 4 p.m. south of Fairfield on Interstate 45, according Navarro County's EMS office. The gunman then fled. The group gifted the dog to the Waller County sheriff's office earlier this year.

Freestone County is about 90 minutes south of Dallas.

Authorities are searching for Darbrett Black.

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