Texas officer shot to death while serving warrant

Officer Kenneth Copeland 58

San Marcos police officer Kenneth Copeland died Monday afternoon while serving an arrest warrant in a violent crime case.

"As the San Marcos community and Police Department continue to mourn the tragic death of officer Kenneth Copeland, I've ordered Texas flags to be lowered in remembrance of his courage and bravery", said Abbott.

Copeland is the first San Marcos police officer to be killed in the line of duty, Stapp said.

The suspect was shot during the SWAT standoff and transported to a nearby hospital in Austin said police.

The officer, who has not been identified, was shot in the El Camino Real subdivision, about two miles south of downtown San Marcos.

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A Texas police officer has died after being shot multiple times by a suspect while serving a warrant. Copeland is succeeded by his wife and four sons. "Ken's a hero", Stapp said.

Despite wearing protective gear, the shots struck the officer.

Copeland joined the department March 30, 1998, serving SMPD for 19 years and 9 months as a Police Officer. "His picture is hanging in different parts of this police department because everyone here loved him", according to ABC affiliate KUVE. Cecilia and I extend our heartfelt condolences to the officer's family and to the entire San Marcos Police Department.

According to KXAN, Copeland was honored at a recent Cub Scouts program at one of the schools, Mendez Elementary. "I think you have to say it is a one-off". We have to appreciate the fine men and women who are out there serving the public's interest in their jobs.

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