EDEN, TX – The suspect who killed two law enforcement officers in Eden Monday night has been identified.
Officials say Jeffery Nicholas was arrested for shooting two law enforcement officers in Eden following a short chase and standoff.
There was an exchange of gunfire and the two officers were killed. Nicholas wasn't injured. Witnesses say a civilian was also shot in the stomach and was transported to the hospital.
The deceased officers have not been identified yet.
Update: The suspect has been transferred to the Tom Green County Detention Facility. He has been charged with two counts of Capital Murder of a Peace Officer or Fireman. Nicholas' bond was set at $4 million.