A former Smith County Sheriff's Deputy training to become a DPS officer, was critically injured during a tactic drill. 30-year-old Jimmy Ray Carty, Jr. of Grand Saline was training at the DPS Academy in Austin.
Officials said he suffered a head injury during a May 19th drill. He was transported to an Austin hospital where he remains in critical condition. Carty was a Smith County Sheriff's Deputy for seven years before going to the DPS Academy.
Maya Golden reporting, email@example.com