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Suspect accused of shooting two officers is in custody

Police say they have brought 44-year-old Joshua Ryan Herrin into custody after he allegedly shot two police officers.
Credit: Robertson County Sheriff's Office

BRYAN, Texas — According to police, a manhunt has come to an end after Joshua Ryan Herrin was brought into custody on Friday at 2:38 p.m. 

Police say that  44-year-old Joshua Ryan Herrin was suspected of shooting a Bryan police officer late Thursday night.

Police say while attempting a traffic stop, Herrin refused to stop his car and then got out and ran on foot while a police officer chased him. 

According to police, Herrin then shot at the officer multiple times, wounding him.

Police say Herrin then took the officers patrol car and left it in the 2000 block of Fountain Avenue. 

The officer was transported to St. Joseph Hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.

On Friday, Robertson County Sheriff's Office began sending out alerts over reports of an active shooter around 12:20 p.m. 

Police shut down Spur 231 at Old Hearne Road as well as Mumford Benchly Road while the search for the shooter ensued. 

Eventually an alert was issued that the situation was under control and the suspect was in custody. 

According to police, a Brazos County Sherriff's deputy began chasing the car the suspect was last seen in. 

During this chase, police say the suspect shot and wounded the deputy who is now in stable condition. 

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