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Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Shot and Killed Outside Courthouse

By Bradford Pearson |

According to CBS-DFW:

An assistant district attorney with the Kaufman County District Attorney’s Office has been shot and killed. The shooting happened around 8:50 a.m. Officials with the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department have confirmed to CBS 11 News that the man was shot in the parking lot of the department of motor vehicles, which is across the street from the county courthouse.

The shooting victim was transported to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman. It has been confirmed that the man has died.

Police are searching for two men who fled in a silver Ford Taurus. The victim’s name has not yet been released, but the Morning News is reporting he was certified as a peace officer in 1988. Streaming video above is from NBC.