Man shot 2 individuals, deputy in Hooks


Hook, Texas (KETK) – The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office launched a manhunt Saturday afternoon after a man allegedly shot and killed two people in Hooks and later a deputy during a traffic stop.

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According to that Texarkana Police DepartmentHector Alejandro Pintor Aguilar, 32, was suspected in a murder that occurred in Hooks on Saturday afternoon, where he allegedly shot and killed two people.

Then, late Saturday night, he allegedly shot and killed a Bowie County deputy during a traffic stop on South Lake Drive, police said. The deputy is said to be in stable condition at a hospital in Little Rock.

An extensive manhunt was then launched in the Leary/Redlick area after Aguilar allegedly left his car near the Loves Travel Center on I-30.

A short time later, police reportedly found Aguilar dead with an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in an abandoned house on Roy Road.