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Suspect who shot, killed Texas DPS trooper has Lindale ties

Dabrett Black (Source: Smith County Judicial Records) Dabrett Black (Source: Smith County Judicial Records)
Black's home in Lindale (Source: KLTV Staff) Black's home in Lindale (Source: KLTV Staff)
Black's home in Lindale (Source: KLTV Staff) Black's home in Lindale (Source: KLTV Staff)
Black's home in Lindale (Source: KLTV Staff) Black's home in Lindale (Source: KLTV Staff)
EAST TEXAS (KLTV) -

Officials say a suspect who fatally shot a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has ties to the East Texas area.

The incident occurred about 4 p.m. south of Fairfield on Interstate 45 in Freestone County. 

The Office of Emergency Management for Navarro County said the suspect was identified as Dabrett Montreal Black. Navarro County is near Freestone County. 

The Corsicana Police Department says Black is from Lindale, Texas.

Black is described as a black male, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 175 pounds. The OEM says he left the scene driving a Gray Chevy Malibu with the license plate #JDN4273.

Officials say anyone who spots him should not attempt to approach him but instead contact law enforcement.

KLTV has reached out to officials for more information.

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