Several agencies are in a standoff with a suspect who shot a Kemp Police Officer, who was responding to a Domestic Disturbance Call. The City Of Kemp Released the statement below.
On April 5, at approximately 4:45 pm officers were requested to assist Mabank PD with barricaded subject. Several officers entered the apartment and cleared the residence when noises were heard in the ceiling. Shots were fired by the suspect through the ceiling and Kemp Sgt was hit in the shoulder.
The scene is still active and more information will come later. The Sgt is in stable condition and waiting transport to area hospital for surgery.
Please keep the Kemp PD Sgt and her family in your prayers.
Chief Suzanne Martin