Texas sheriff's deputy shot dead during traffic stop, authorities say

Summary by Ground News
Cpl. Charles Galloway, 47, was a 12-year veteran with Precinct 5. He was shot and killed during a traffic stop overnight. The man responsible for the shooting is still on the run, according to authorities. Witnesses claim the man used an assault-type weapon during the shooting.
4 months ago·Harris County, United States

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By Melissa Alonso and Holly Yan, CNNA Texas deputy constable “was brutally murdered” during a traffic stop, Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap said Sunday morning.Charles Galloway, 47, was a 12-year veteran of the department and a field training officer, Heap said.Galloway was conducting a traffic stop on a newer-model, white Toyota Avalon around 12:24 a.m. (1:24 a.m. ET), Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said.“Witnesses describe the su…

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