An armed man shoots 2 Texas officers and hits the 3rd in holster

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Two law enforcement officials were shot when a speculate blamed for undermining others started shooting at them in Texas and blockaded himself in a home, specialists said Friday.

The shooting happened when officials reacted to the home Thursday night in Parker County, around 22 miles (35 kilometers) northwest of Fort Worth, Reno Police Chief Tony Simmons said in a messaged proclamation.

Early Friday, flames could be seen ascending from the home, the Star-Telegram detailed. The blast was smothered about 1:30 a.m., however, specialists didn't quickly discharge subtleties on the status of the shooter.

A Reno official was shot in the arm and a Parker County appointee was likewise injured, Simmons said.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said later Friday that the appointee was shot on different occasions yet has since been discharged from a Fort Worth medical clinic.

“We are grateful our deputy is doing well,” Fowler said. “He is currently recuperating at home. We expect him to make a full recovery and we anticipate his return to our team.”

A bullet struck a subsequent Reno official's immobilizer holster, keeping him from being shot, Simmons said.

Specialists had reacted to the home after a guest said her child had a weapon and was making dangers, Simmons said.