Texas Deputy Constable Shot 4 times in Apparent Ambush

TEXAS DEPUTY CONSTABLE

 

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Tragedy struck Texas, A deputy constable identified by officials as Alden Clopton   has been shot and injured in Harris County, Texas on Wednesday in an incident described by authorities as an apparent ambush after a traffic stop in Houston.

According to Harris County constable’s office, Alden Clopton spent hours in surgery throughout Thursday night.

Lt. Holland Jones of the constable’s office predcint7 disclosed to the reporters that Clopton’s surgery began around 1 a.m. Thursday following the injuries to his abdomen and another gunshot near his heart He also said that his close to heart shot will be attended to after his abdominal surgery .

The injured deputy is married to an officer with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Jones said.

Clapton’s family is seriously in shock right now, especially his wife who is with the Harris County sheriff’s office. We are praying and hoping he survives.