Texas DPS trooper shot in Grimes County

Texas DPS trooper shot in Grimes County
DPS troopers are on scene off FM 39 where a trooper has been shot. (Source: KBTX)

IOLA, Texas (KBTX) - Sources tell KBTX a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has been shot in Grimes County.

A KBTX reporter at the scene witnessed shattered glass and bullet holes in a DPS vehicle. A large police presence remains off FM 39.

Iola ISD is in a “Safety Hold” until further notice according to the district website. KBTX has not independently confirmed the cause of the safety hold.

The district website noted that all students are safe.

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