Gregg County Jail
Press Release by the Longview Police Department:
The Longview Police Department is assisting the Texas Rangers in an officer-involved shooting that occurred on December 23, around 8:00 pm.
A Longview Police Officer attempted to confront a suspicious person at 1402 E. Marshall Ave. Shortly after the officer made contact there was a confrontation with the suspect who was identified as 33-year-old Randy Carl Jeffrey of Mt Pleasant.
During the confrontation, Jeffrey began shooting at the officer. The officer returned fire striking Jeffrey. Jeffrey did sustain a non-life-threatening injury.
Jeffrey was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released.
Jeffrey was then transported to the Gregg County Jail and charged with attempted capital murder.
The officer was not injured.
UPDATE – Jeffrey was also charged with an outstanding warrant from Harrison County and violating his parole. Bond was set at $365,000 and he remains in the Gregg County jail.