Linden, TX officers shoots, wounds burglary suspect

LINDEN, TX (KSLA) - A burglary call to Linden Police Wednesday morning ended when an officer shot and injured the suspect.

The Texas Department of Public Safety, which is investigating the shooting, says the incident happened at a home near the corner of James Clark and Hillcrest in Linden. A DPS trooper says when Linden officers responding to the call entered the home, the suspect struck one of the officers with a shovel. Police say that's when one of the officers shot and wounded the suspect.

Police say the suspect was taken to a Longview hospital with unknown injuries.