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Ex-trooper dies in standoff, 2 others dead

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A brief standoff that led to a former state trooper’s death at the hands of a Travis County sheriff’s deputy is connected to the deaths of two other people, officials said.The Texas Rangers are investigating the incident, which began about 4 p.m. Sept. 17 on Bexar Forest Cove in west Elgin.When officers arrived to investigate reports of a domestic disturbance, they reportedly were met by a man coming out of a house with a handgun.Witnesses said the man threatened to kill himself with the gun, according to Fox 7 News.Former Department of Public Safety Sgt. Rito Paul Morales, 51, of Elgin. was pronounced dead at ...

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