Caldwell County officer shot

A Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office deputy  was shot multiple times while responding to a home about a theft.

The Caldwell County sheriff's office says deputies came under fire as they approached the home. The wounded deputy was taken to a hospital and authorities have not provided a condition.

The shooting occurred late Thursday or early Friday at the home near the unincorporated community of Dale, northeast of Lockhart.

The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers have placed the two subjects that were detained earlier at the scene into custody. As of right now the names and charges of those arrested are not being released.

As of 8:20 AM the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office deputy that was shot is in serious condition and is awaiting surgery.

Further updates and information will come from the Texas Department of Public Safety Ranger Division.

This story was contributed to by the Associated Press

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