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Law enforcement competes in county shootout


Friday, teams made up of law enforcement members and first responders competed for the top spot in a shooting competition in Whitehouse.

The shootout was hosted by the Smith County District Attorney's Office. At least 9 teams of local police department officers, sheriff's deputies and volunteer firefighters competed to see who was the best marksman.

The Overall Top Shot Award of 1st Place went to the Tyler Police Department's Mike Saxion.

Matt Cosper, of the Texas Department of Public Safety took home 2nd place and
Dave Hickey of the Tyler Fire Department took home 3rd.

The team award went to a group who calls themselves "The Mixed Bag," whose members were comprised of area police officers and firefighters.

Money raised at the event will be donated to Bikers Against Child Abuse.

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