Suspect in Collin County police shooting dies

Suspect in Collin County police shooting dies

Credit: WFAA

Collin County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon off County Road 580 north of Blue Ridge. Two deputies were sent to the residence to serve a warrant for a Class A terroristic threat. The suspect produced a firearm and shots were exchanged, according to Collin County Sheriff's Office spokesman John Norton. The suspect and his mother both had gunshot wounds.

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by JOSH DAVIS

WFAA

Posted on September 7, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Updated Friday, Sep 7 at 5:46 PM

BLUE RIDGE - The suspect in an officer-involved shooting north of Blue Ridge Thursday afternoon has died, according to the Collin County Sheriff's Office.

The suspect, Larry Russell Hall, 59, reportedly opened fired on sheriff's deputies as they tried to serve a warrant off County Road 580 for a misdemeanor making a terroristic threat charge. The deputies exchanged fire with the suspect, striking him twice.

Hall then went back into his home and shot himself in the head, but was transported in critical condition to Medical Center of Plano.

Larry Russell Hall's mother, Sylvia Hall, 72, was also shot. The Collin County Sheriff's Office said all preliminary evidence indicates the son shot his mother. Sylvia Hall has also transported to the hospital, where she is in stable condition Friday.

Investigators could be seen laying out several guns on the property. The sheriff's office has not elaborated on what initially caused the charge in the warrant.

An investigation involving the Texas Rangers is underway.

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