Police and Courts
1:29 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Separate Officer Involved Shootings Within Minutes

HUNT COUNTY - At least two suspects in separate incidents have been shot and transported to local hospitals after law enforcement with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and FBI conducted search warrants near the Quinlan area Thursday morning.

Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks tells KETR, “The Sheriff’s Office did conduct a narcotics search warrant and we did have one suspect that was shot and careflighted to Parkland Hospital. Also at the same time the FBI was conducting a warrant service in Quinlan and also another suspect there has been shot and transferred to the Greenville hospital.”

Meeks could not release any additional information.

Unconfirmed reports indicate as many as three people may have been wounded in the shootings, which occurred along Cody Lane in Quinlan and near the Northshore area in Hunt County. It was near Cody Lane that the FBI was reportedly working a case involving a bank robbery out of Dallas.

Names of the suspects have not been released.