Breaking: Officer Shot Following Foot Chase; Suspect In Custody Following Stand-off

La Grange–Police are on scene of an officer involved shooting in La Grange.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said its deputies are responding to the area near the store at 1060 East State Highway 159, located on the northeast side of town.

Officials say that an officer was shot in the head after attempting to arrest the suspect and a short foot chase.

The suspect was held up in a hotel room for at least 2 hours before being taken into custody.

The officer is listed in critical condition at Dell Seton Hospital in Austin.

This is a developing story

*Updated to show suspect in custody and officer’s condition at 9:15 pm per PIO.

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