“Stepfather Found Dead in Deadly Shooting; Suspect Arrested After Manhunt”

By | July 21, 2023



A suspect has been arrested after a manhunt following a deadly shooting in Hutchinson County on Thursday afternoon. The suspect, identified as Tayber Michael, was taken into custody without incident after being located in a shed, according to law enforcement.

The shooting took place earlier in the day on County Line Road. Carson County Sheriff Tam Terry reported that law enforcement found a deceased individual at the scene, who was identified as the stepfather of the suspect. However, the involved firearm and suspect were not initially located.

Multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the scene to assist in the investigation. These included the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Borger Police Department, Fritch Police Department, Hutchinson County constables, Texas Department of Public Safety, and the SWAT team from the Potter County Sheriff’s Office. Their combined efforts helped lead to the successful arrest of the suspect.

The incident has shocked the community of Hutchinson County, as such acts of violence are rare in the area. Residents are grappling with the tragedy and seeking answers as to what may have led to the shooting.

Law enforcement officials are currently conducting a thorough investigation to gather more information about the incident and determine the motive behind the shooting. They are also working to ensure the safety and well-being of the community.

As the investigation unfolds, the community is coming together to support the victim’s family and mourn the loss of a loved one. Local organizations and individuals are offering their condolences and providing resources to those affected by the tragedy.

The arrest of the suspect brings some relief to the community, but the healing process will take time. It is a reminder of the importance of maintaining community safety and working together to prevent such acts of violence in the future..