Apr 6, 2012 7:51 AM by Kate Richards

Officer shot in Austin, TX

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Police say an officer has been fatally shot at a Walmart store in Austin, Texas, and that a suspect is in custody.

Austin police Chief Art Acevedo says the killing took place around 2:30 a.m. Friday and that the officer died at the scene.

The officer's name has not been released.

Acevedo says two Walmart employees tackled the suspect after the shooting and held him until another police officer arrived.


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