Texas deputy OK after shot in protective vest, suspect held
JACKSONVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities say an East Texas sheriff's deputy has survived being shot in the protective vest during an attempted traffic stop in which a suspect fled but was captured several hours later.
Henderson County Sheriff Botie (BOH'-tee) Hillhouse says 39-year-old Jeremy Brian Cook was arrested Wednesday on a charge of attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer. The shooting happened before dawn near Berryville, about 100 miles (161 kilometers) southeast of Dallas.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says Cook, who fled on a motorcycle, was located in a wooded area near Jacksonville.
The sheriff says the deputy, whose name wasn't released, was treated and released from a hospital.
Online jail records didn't immediately list information for Cook or an attorney representing him.
Further details weren't immediately available.
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