Manhunt underway after woman killed, deputy shot in Texas
CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) - Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff's deputy, during shootings in east Texas.
Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning at a plumbing company east of Cleveland, a city of 8,000 people about 50 miles northeast of Houston. Liberty County Sheriff's Office Capt. Ken DeFoor says deputies pursued the suspect, Pablo Vito, along a local highway and then pulled off and exchanged gunfire outside a veterinary clinic.
Update: vehicle has been located. Pavol Vido is still on the run. https://t.co/tISfw05hHk— TxDPS - Southeast Texas Region (@TxDPSSoutheast) May 29, 2019
DeFoor says a deputy was shot in the throat and flown to a Houston hospital where he is in stable condition. DeFoor says police are searching for Vito, who was driving a white 2004 Mercury.
He did not provide the names of the deputy, woman or injured men.