Gunman shoots Texas police officer multiple times, kills him during traffic stop  – WATCH

A man who fled after fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop in East Texas early Tuesday was later arrested in Louisiana and charged with capital murder, authorities said.

An official with the Panola County sheriff’s office said Deputy Chris Dickerson died after being shot numerous times. Chief Deputy John Depresca said the 28-year-old Dickerson had been with the sheriff’s department for eight years.

Gregory Newson, 47, of Shreveport, Louisiana, was arrested about an hour later following a high-speed police chase, Depresca said.

Source: Texas sheriff’s deputy shot, killed during traffic stop; suspected gunman arrested

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