Posted July 25, 2016 2:18 pm by Comments

By Bob Owens

round rock deputy shooting

A Travis County (TX) Deputy was murdered in his own yard after coming home from work to find multiple suspects lurking in his backyard.

Police are searching for two burglary suspects after Sgt. Craig “Hutch” Hutchinson was killed in a shooting at his house early Monday morning.

Hutchinson, 54, was shot at his home on Oak Meadow Drive in the Cimmaron neighborhood, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton said Hutchinson had just finished his shift and was at home when he radioed the department around 1:22 a.m. stating he saw suspects running around his backyard. By 1:32 a.m. when officers arrived at Hutchinson’s house, they found his body near a creek behind his backyard with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a Round Rock Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“Our officer came up on them and found individuals in his shed and I think that’s when the confrontation occurred,” said Hamilton. “At this time we don’t have any more information.”

It could very well be that the event surrounding Deputy Hutchinson’s death are exactly as they described, and this was simply a armed burglary gone wrong, but we …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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