SPRING, Texas – One of the two people being sought Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting near Spring has been taken into custody.
The search began about 1:40 p.m. in the area of Interstate 45 and Rayford Road.
Sgt. Erik Burse, of the Texas Department of Public Safety, said a trooper had stopped a white Chevrolet pickup with 28-year-old Tyler Goodson and 29-year-old Rebecca Orange inside. He said both people refused to identify themselves to the trooper, so the trooper requested a deputy from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to come to the scene and help identify them.
Burse said that as the identification was being run, Goodson jumped back in the truck and began driving away while Orange fled on foot. He said that as Goodson was driving away, he tried to run over the deputy and authorities fired shots at the vehicle.
The pickup was later found abandoned, Burse said.
Orange was later found and taken into custody, officials said. Multiple law enforcement agencies are still searching for Goodson.
Authorities said both Goodson and Orange have multiple warrants issued for their arrest.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Goodson is asked to call 911 immediately.
No injuries have been reported.
The Texas Rangers, the state’s investigative agency, is taking over the investigation of the shooting.
You can watch a replay of the news conference held by authorities below: