Texas Rangers Continue Their Investigation into a Deadly Shooting

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A Big Spring Police Officer remains on administrtive leave while Texas Rangers continue their investigation into a deadly shooting.  

The shooting happened on the 700 block of Lorilla, around 11:40 Monday morning.

According to Big Spring Police, an officer, who was on a drug investigation, was threatened by 37-year-old Patrick Rios who was armed with a shotgun.

The officer shot and killed Rios outside of his home.

Big Spring Police tell NewsWest Nine they have no comment on the investigation at this time, and will wait for the outcome of the Texas Rangers' investigation.

Texas Rangers tell NewsWest 9 they do not comment on ongoing investigations.