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Texas officer dies in shootout

Billy "Bubba" Kennedy, 38, was killed in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect

Duty Death: Billy Kennedy - [Upton County, Texas]

End of Service: 10/02/2013

By PoliceOne Staff

McCAMEY, Texas — An Upton County sheriff's deputy was killed in a shootout with a suspect at a convenience store Wednesday night.

Billy "Bubba" Kennedy, 38, came in contact with a man who has not yet been identified, and shots were fired, according to News West 9.

(Upton County Sheriff's Department Image)
(Upton County Sheriff's Department Image)

The suspect is in custody and is being treated for gunshot wounds. Texas Rangers are investigating the details of the shooting. 

We will update as more information becomes available. 

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