Off-duty Potter County Deputy wounded in shooting at Tri-State Fair identified

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Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 12:44 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2022 at 5:23 PM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Potter County Deputies who were working off-duty at the Tri-State Fair were involved in a shooting Monday evening.

According to the Potter County officials, on Sept. 19, at around 11 p.m., a man opened fired on officials, wounding Deputy William Snyder and an off-duty firefighter who was also working at the fair as well as a bystander.

Deputy Snyder and another deputy, returned fire, hitting the man.

The firefighter, Deputy Snyder, and a bystander were transported to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Potter County officials confirmed yesterday that Deputy Snyder was released from the hospital.

The man was also transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing by the Texas Rangers.