According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, when a deputy and a state trooper tried to apprehend Perez, there was a chase. Shots were fired, and the deputy was struck in the neck.
A Lee County deputy has been hospitalized after a shooting in Dime Box. The suspect involved in the incident was killed.
Local school districts, colleges and universities are closing Thursday, Feb. 3 due to winter weather coming to Texas. You can see if your student's school district in this article.