Woman in serious condition after being allegedly attacked by police officer with syringes

Bowie County Sheriff's Department:

BOWIE COUNTY (KYTX) - On 10-15-2012 at approximately 11:53 p.m., Bowie County Deputies were dispatched to Moss Lane in Hooks, Texas in reference to a disturbance in progress.

Deputies were advised that a woman had been stabbed at that location.

Upon arrival, deputies located an unresponsive female laying in the floor with blood on and around her. Deputies were reportedly told that the female had been stabbed with a syringe filled with an unknown animal tranquilizer.

The victim was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment where she remains in intensive care in very serious condition.

A male family member residing at the location advised that the suspect had assaulted the victim, and that the suspect had also pointed a gun at his head and threatened to shoot him.

Another female living at the residence reported she had also been assaulted by the suspect, and witnessed the other assaults.

The suspect was identified as Hooks Police Sgt. David Horn.

He was arrested for Aggravated Assault, Deadly Conduct, and cited to court for the charge of Assault by contact.


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