Breaking: Armed Standoff Turns Deadly, SWAT Commander Killed and Several Other Officers Down

An armed standoff that began on July 15th in the afternoon hours and escalated into a deadly situation in LEVELLAND, TX. Several law enforcement officers were injured and the SWAT commander Sgt. Josh Bartlett later succumbed to his wounds.

This comes after a year of deadly riots, protests, and dangerous rhetoric by the mainstream media and govt officials.

Our prayers go out to the family of Sgt. Josh Bartlett. Bartlett had served with the LSO for 9 years and proudly served the U.S. Military. Sgt. Josh Bartlett leaves behind a wife and three children.


Images show a strong police presence in the neighborhood

SWAT is on the scene
Large Police presence

Two of the other officers are currently in critical condition.

The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office released a media announcement in the early evening hours

“The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of our own, tonight, SWAT Commander Sergeant  Josh Bartlett. The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team responded to the 1100 block of 10th Street in Levelland at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 15th to assist the Levelland Police Department for reports of a barricaded subject with reports of shots fired. Shortly after arrival, gunfire was exchanged and Sgt. Bartlett was shot…”

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