Press conference to be held in fatal Gladewater officer-involved shooting


The Gladewater Police Department announced a press conference will be held Thursday afternoon to provide an update on a fatal officer-involved shooting.

According to Police Chief Robert Vine, the press conference will take place at the Chamber of Commerce on North Main Street at 4:30 p.m.

According to our newspaper partner, the Longview News-Journal, a man was shot and killed early Saturday when a traffic stop escalated into a pursuit.

Police have not identified the officer or the man who was killed.

Texas Rangers are investigating the shooting.

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