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Texas Deputy Shot in Head During Traffic Stop Dies
Officer Down: Andy Taylor - [Kingsland, Texas]
Incident: Deputy Taylor died after being shot in the head during a traffic stop. The suspect who was found with an apparent gun shot wound to the head is in critical condition. The incident is still under investigation.
By News 8 Austin Staff
Investigators say Deputy Andy Taylor, 28, of Llano, died Monday after being shot in the head during a traffic stop.
The shooting happened Sunday night in Kingsland, which is a town of about 4,600 located 45 miles northwest of Austin.
Investigators used Taylor's last radio transmission to track the accused shooter.
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