Police Officer, Suspect Shot Outside North Texas Restaurant

A police officer and a suspect have been shot while scuffling outside a north Texas restaurant. Weatherford Police say the shootings occurred during "an investigative traffic stop" of a vehicle with two males and a female in it about 9:15 pm.


Police say officers were trying to arrest one of the males on a warrant when the scuffle broke out in the parking lot of the Tequila Bar Y Grill.



Officer Chris Bumpas and the suspect, who has not been identified, were both shot and taken to a local hospital.

Police say Bumpers "is out of surgery, stable and recovering well." Details of the suspect's condition were not available.

Weatherford detectives and a Texas Ranger were investigating the incident.



Associated Press

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