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UPDATE: Clay County shooting suspect’s vehicle found in Wichita Falls

Published: Aug. 16, 2021 at 9:20 PM CDT
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CLAY COUNTY, Texas (KAUZ) - UPDATE

Wichita Falls Police have located the vehicle involved in the shooting of a Clay County deputy Monday night.

The deputy is at home resting and wanted to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers.

Law enforcement is continuing to investigate the shooting and the suspect is still on the run.

Law enforcement searching for Clay County shooting suspect
Law enforcement searching for Clay County shooting suspect(kauz)

ORIGINAL STORY

Law enforcement across Texoma are looking for a shooting suspect after a Clay County sheriff’s deputy was shot Monday night during a traffic stop.

Sheriff Jeff Lyde said the deputy was hit in his bulletproof vest and is expected to be okay.

Law enforcement is searching for a man in a 4-door white Cadillac with TX plate FXJ-1334, the vehicle will have a bullet holes in the back of it. Be sure to call 911 if you see it.

Law enforcement searching for Clay County shooting suspect
Law enforcement searching for Clay County shooting suspect(Clay County Sheriff's Office)
Law enforcement searching for suspect after Clay County sheriff’s deputy shot
Law enforcement searching for suspect after Clay County sheriff’s deputy shot(kauz)

Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers have issued a Fresh 48 and are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Due to the Fresh 48, an addition $500 will be awarded if an arrest is made within the first 48 hours after the crime.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is also matching WF Crime Stopper’s $5,000 reward, bringing the reward total up to $10,000.

If you have information, you can call Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers at (940) 322-9888. Long distance callers should dial 1-800-322-9888. You can also use the P3 Tips app on your mobile device or visit their website here.

You never have to give your name when reporting.

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