Deadly deputy involved shooting near Llano

Texas Rangers are investigating a deadly deputy involved shooting near Llano. It happened in the evening on April 13 on Highway 71 just outside city limits.

On April 13 at approximately 5:07 p m., a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper made a traffic stop on a motorcycle traveling westbound on SH 71, east of County Road 305 in Llano County.  The operator of the motorcycle was a suspect in an ongoing criminal investigation. 

According to the preliminary investigation, the motorcycle operator raised a semi-auto pistol and did not follow commands to put the weapon down. 

A DPS Trooper and Llano County Sheriff's Deputies fired their service firearms. 

The suspect was deceased at the scene. 

The suspect has been identified as Jeffrey Gray Wise of Austin. 

The incident remains under investigation by the Texas Rangers and Llano County Sheriff’s Office.   

 

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