UPDATE: The identity of the deputy involved shooting identified

KILLEEN, Texas - UPDATE: The identity of the deputy involved shooting at the Williamson-Bell County line last Thursday has now been identified.

According to the The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, Deputy Jack Danford fired his gun at Alva Gwinn, of Fort Hood following a chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph. DPS said when the chase ended Gwinn had a self-inflicted shot to his head.

No officers were injured and the Texas Rangers continues to investigate.

Below is the original text from this story:

The Williamson County Sheriff is investigating an officer-involved shooting in the Williamson County/Bell County Line area. 

The series of events occurred before 2:00 p.m. on Thursday. There was a heavy police presence off of Highway 195, near the Bell County Line. This comes after a police pursuit, where at least five different law enforcement agencies responded.

The pursuit began west of the Florence area and went down 195-W towards Killeen, reaching speeds of 110 MPH.

The pursuit entered private property, when the suspect jumped out and ran away.

The suspect had a weapon on him, and he fired at least one shot. The Williamson County deputy returned fire.

The suspect went down and died on the scene after attempts of CPR were made by the EMS.

The deputy who fired is a veteran officer, and is okay.

The Texas Rangers have since taken over this investigation.


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