Suspect arrested in death of state trooper killed Thanksgiving D

Suspect arrested in death of state trooper killed Thanksgiving Day

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A state trooper was killed during a traffic stop in East Texas yesterday. 

DPS reports 41-year-old trooper Damon Allen was shot with a rifle during stop on I-45 near Fairfield, about 90 miles south of Dallas. He died at the scene. The suspect was caught near Prairie View, about 110 miles south of Fairfield. DPS identified the suspect as 32-year-old Dabrett Black of Lindale, Texas.  He is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries and will face a capital murder charge.

Trooper Allen joined the department in 2002 and was married with three children.


 

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