Atascosa County, TX (WHDH) — A swat team shot and killed an inmate who bolted from a prisoner transport van in Texas.
Officials say Jake Childers was killed in a shootout with officers in Atascosa County Tuesday night.
He broke out while he was being transported to a jail in Live Oak County on Saturday.
Investigators say he then stole a pickup truck and weapons from someone’s home.
But police tracked him down after finding that pickup on Monday.
Officials say Childers was facing charges for reportedly beating his ex-girlfriend and assaulting an official who tried to arrest him.
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