The subject involved has been identified as John Michael Humphries, 45-year-old, white male.
Original Release: On February 17, 2022, at approximately 3:36 PM, officers responded to an armed subject at Ace Check Express, 1305 of E. 8th St. Upon officers arrival, they observed the armed subject, who then evaded officers in a vehicle. The subject drove around the commercial complex, and eventually went back to 1305 E. 8th St and entered the business with a firearm.
The subject fired his weapon inside the business. As our officer rushed towards the business, the subject fired a shot at him. Our officer returned fire to stop the threat of harm. The subject was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. The officer involved is without injury, and placed on administrative leave pending further investigation. This matter has been turned over to the Texas Rangers at this time.