Medina County Deputy injured in pursuit

Medina County Sheriff Randy Brown wants to clear up rumors circulating about an incident that happened earlier this afternoon. While a deputy was injured, he assures the community that he was not shot.

“The deputy was injured in pursuit of subjects while assisting Hondo police,” Sheriff Brown explained.

He was transported to University Hospital.

“Hondo Police attempted a trafficking stop on Hwy 90 near McDonalad’s, the vehicle was found to be trafficking illegals. Two ran from the vehicle while five were detained. While pursuing illegals on foot the deputy was injured after falling from a moving vehicle,” Sheriff Brown added.

The deputy is thought to be in stable condition, was alert and talking according to Sheriff Brown.