Published: Fri, November 24, 2017
World | By Paul Elliott

Man suspected in killing of DPS trooper may be in Waller County

Man suspected in killing of DPS trooper may be in Waller County

We've learned that the trooper is a 16-year veteran with DPS and leaves behind three children, he has not yet been identified.

Authorities believe Dabrett Montreal Black, 32, of Lindale, may be the suspected gunman.

An active manhunt is on for suspect Darbrett Black.

The Texas Department of Public Safety issued a Blue Alert in search of an individual driving a gray 2012 Chevrolet Malibu with Texas license plate JDN-4273.

Anyone with information is urged to contact law enforcement.

He was indicted on both charges October 5, and his bond increased to $200,000 per count.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. (5 p.m. ET) south of Fairfield on Interstate 45, the OEM said.

Officials say a suspect who fatally shot a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has ties to the East Texas area.

A Texas trooper was shot and killed near Dallas on Thursday, CNN reported.

The identity of the trooper hasn't been released.

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