LIBERTY HILL, Texas (KXAN) — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who was shot during an officer-involved shooting near Liberty Hill on May 18.
According to WCSO, Ramon Castro-Campos attacked a detective by choking him and biting his hand while he was trying to serve Castro-Campos with a warrant.
WCSO says that the detective felt his life was at risk and fired his gun — sending Castro-Campos to the hospital. At last check, he was in stable condition. The WCSO detective was also taken to the hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released later that evening.
According to court records, Castro-Campos has three previous criminal charges, including aggravated kidnapping with bodily injury and assault by impeding breathing/circulation.
The detective was placed on administrative leave, per WCSO policy. He has been with the department since January 2017.
The Texas Rangers are investigating.