Midland, TX-A Midland Police Officer was shot and killed overnight, according to a city spokesperson.
The officer, his probationary police officer, and two other officers responded to a burglar alarm at a Midland home. When officers arrived, they made an announcement that they were at the front door, but the homeowner believed his house was being broken into.
The homeowner shot toward the flashlight being held by the officer, hitting him above his bullet-proof vest.
Officers transported the officer to the emergency room, but he died from his injuries.
There is no further information at this time. More information will be added once it becomes available.
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