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DPS special agent released from hospital after being shot in Haslet, officials say

The special agent was transported from the scene in serious condition. He was released from the hospital Saturday, officials said.

HASLET, Texas — Updated at 10:21 a.m. Saturday to reflect that the DPS special agent has been released from the hospital. 

A Texas Department of Public Safety special agent has been released from a Fort Worth hospital after being shot Friday afternoon, officials say.

The shooting involving the DPS special agent occurred in the 14000 block of Mainstay Way around 2:30 p.m.

The special agent was conducting an investigation in the area when he encountered a suspect at a home, who shot and wounded the special agent, officials said. 

The special agent did return fire.

He was in serious condition when he was transported, MedStar officials said but he was expected to be OK.

Officials said one person was in custody. 

The Texas Rangers are investigating the incident, officials said.

No other information was immediately available.

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Credit: WFAA

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