RENO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Parker County Sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times and a Reno police officer was shot in the arm Thursday night when they responded to a riot call.
This happened in a rural area near Miller Road and Cardinal Road north of Azle and near Eagle Mountain Lake.
Reno Police Chief Tony G. Simmons told CBS 11 in an email Thursday night that officers responded to a disturbance call on the Harris 800 block in Reno at 6:12 pm
The caller said that her son had a gun and was threatening to kill people.
Reno officers responded along with two Springtown officers and a Parker County Deputy Sheriff’s Deputy, who were met with gunshots.
A Reno officer was hit in the arm. Another bullet hit the holster of a second officer’s Taser pistol that prevented the round from hitting the same officer.
A Parker County Deputy Sheriff’s Deputy was shot and transported through CareFlite to the JPS Hospital in Fort Worth.
The status of the deputy is unknown.
The Reno officer was transported to Azle Hospital where he was treated for his non-fatal injuries.
As of 11:00 pm there was still an active scene in Reno as there was no news about a suspect in custody.