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Hill County constable shot multiple times during pursuit of two murder suspects

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Posted at 5:24 PM, May 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-14 10:23:53-04

ALVARADO, TX — A Hill County constable was shot multiple times during the pursuit of two murder suspects.

Early Thursday evening, officers with the Dallas Police Department were tracking the suspects along I-35 W near Alvarado.

The two were spotted driving in the Hill County area.

Officers then located the suspects heading back towards the Dallas area when a pursuit started.

Law enforcement was able to disable the vehicle. That's when gunfire was exchanged.

A Hill County Constable, Constable Kevin Cordell, was shot multiple times during the shooting. He was flown to a nearby hospital.

Friday morning, Constable Cordell took to Facebook saying that he believes he will be released today.

One of the suspects was also shot during the exchange. They were taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

The second suspect was taken into custody.