LSO Says Good Samaritans Shot at by Homeowner in NE Lubbock County

LUBBOCK COUNTY, TX - The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office blocked off traffic along F.M. 400 near County Road 5400 in Northeast Lubbock County Wednesday afternoon.  Deputies, a DPS helicopter and EMS responded to the area before 1:00 p.m. 

Randy Truett, 62, was arrested after a SWAT standoff with LSO. 

LSO said there was a report of a grass fire near a house and passers-by stopped to tell the homeowner.  LSO reported the owner met them with a gun and fired more than once.

There were no serious injuries reported. LSO said the fire seemed to have burned itself out by the time officers arrived. 

LSO said, at a minimum, Truett will be charged with aggravated assault.

LSO identified Truett as the homeowner and Lubbock Central Appraisal District records confirmed the he owns the home at the location in question.


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