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3:54 pm
Mon April 5, 2010

West Texas Boy Killed In Shootout With Police

El Paso – Texas Rangers are investigating the shooting death of a 14-year-old West Texas boy who died in a shootout with police.

Investigators said the boy was shot and killed Sunday night after reportedly firing several shots at Hudspeth County deputies and Texas Parks and Wildlife game wardens. The officers were searching for him after he was reported missing earlier in the day.

Investigators say the boy fired at officers from three different locations at the Gunsight Ranch in Hudspeth County. The officers fired back, killing the boy, at the third location.

The Texas Rangers are leading the investigation.

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.