Tex. officer is fired at, shoots back and hits suspect


By Joshunda Sanders
Austin-American Statesman

AUSTIN, Tex. -- A man who shot at a police officer in Northeast Austin after police responded to a domestic dispute is undergoing surgery this morning after being hit by the officer’s return fire, an Austin police spokesman said.

The officer involved was not injured in the incident, which happened at about midnight in the 1200 block of Silverton Court.

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