SWEETWATER, TX – The victim in an officer involved shooting that occurred Thursday morning in Sweetwater went live on Facebook after being shot multiple times.
According to KTXS, on Apr. 15, officers with the Sweetwater police department pulled over James 41-year-old Hearin of Sweetwater. During the traffic stop Hearin allegedly attempted to run over one of the officers while fleeing the scene.
This caused officers to open fire on Hearin's vehicle. Police were unable to capture the suspect.
Hearin then went live on Facebook in what could be the final moments of his life. Check out the video below: (WARNING! THIS VIDEO SHOWS EXTREME CONTENT THAT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR SOME VIEWERS)
Police are still investigating the shooting and the Texas Rangers have been called in.
Hearin's condition is unknown at this time.