ODESSA, TX (KWES) - We're learning new details about the man who was shot following a standoff in Odessa on Thursday afternoon.
The Ector County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Jason Meador worked as a deputy on patrol and also worked at the jail from December 1989 until January 1995.
According to officials, he also worked as a reserve deputy until April 1995.
Authorities also say Meador was arrested in September 2015 for public intoxication.
On Thursday afternoon, Meador was shot and died at the hospital following a 911 call.
When authorities arrived on the scene, Meador was found in an alley in the 1200 block of Douglas Avenue pouring gasoline on himself and was armed with a weapon.
Meador was later shot after he displayed a weapon in the direction of police.
Texas Rangers are continuing to investigate the shooting.