UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) -  Longview Police Chief Mike Bishop released information Tuesday on an overnight officer-involved shooting.

Chief Bishop says that at 2:47 am Tuesday, police were dispatched to Academy Sports Center, responding to an alarm.

When police arrived officers noticed that the front Glass had been broken, and someone had gained entry.

A man with  a M-4 rifle exchanged gunfire with the officers, and then escaped to Best Buy where he climbed on the roof, and later called 911. He told dispatch he was on the roof, and had been shot.

The victim is identified as 35-year-old Nathan Daniel Lanicek of Longview. He is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

The Texas Rangers are investigating to ensure all LPD policies and procedures followed.

Three officers are on paid administrative  leave

Still have investigators on scene. It is safe at this time.

UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt says he was informed by Sheriff Maxey Cerliano that an incident ensued involving a male suspect at Academy Sports and Outdoors. The man reportedly ran through a wooded area west of Academy and down a hill, before climbing atop the roof of Best Buy in the Longview Plaza Shopping Center, where a shootout ensued with officers. Stoudt says the suspect was shot in the neck, and has been taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Tim Bryan says he has not been called to aid in the investigation at this hour. He has seen Gregg County emergency command, Longview SWAT officers and upper-level officers with Longview Police Department at the scene this morning.

"There must be more than one crime scene," Bryan said. "Whatever it is, it must have spilled over into that other shopping center."


UPDATE: LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Police are investigating an incident that occurred overnight at the Academy Sports Center shopping Center and the area around Best Buy.

Units from Longview Police Physical Evidence, and City of Longview/Gregg County Regional Command  Center units are now on the scene in the shopping center's parking lot.

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