DPS trooper cleared in Fannin County standoff

By: News 12 Email
By: News 12 Email

FANNIN COUNTY, TX -- The Texas DPS trooper who shot and killed a man in a Fannin County standoff earlier this month has been cleared of any criminal wrong doing.

On the night of June 7th investigators say 27-year-old Blake Compton died just hours after he was shot by a DPS trooper in front of his home as a result of a lengthy stand off.

It all happened north of Bonham off of Highway 78.

A grand jury has determined that the use of deadly force under the circumstances was lawful.

Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 212934041 - kxii.com/a?a=212934041
Gray Television, Inc.