Washington: A SWAT commander has been killed and four other officers have been injured as a result of a shootout in the Texas city of Levelland, media reported.
According to the KWTX broadcaster, a local resident called police saying that a neighbor was acting strangely and walking with a large gun.
Upon arrival at the site, officers found a gunman with a white pickup. The latter opened fire at officers, provoking a shootout that left the SWAT commander dead.
Two injured officers have been hospitalized in a life-threatening condition.