Rangers Probe Fatal Shooting Of Lubbock Man By Deputies


(AP) — The Texas Rangers are investigating the fatal shooting by deputies of a man who had been suspected of killing his father in Lubbock County.

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office says it began looking for 34-year-old Chase Coats after deputies found the body of his father, 56-year-oldRussell Coats, at a home at around 9:30 p.m. Friday.

The sheriff’s office says the elder Coats had been shot several times. Authorities say they tracked down Chase Coats several hours later in Baylor County, located about 160 miles east of Lubbock County, where he was fatally shot by deputies after exchanging gunfire with them.

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