East Texas Prosecutor Shot + Killed Outside Courthouse
A manhunt is underway for two suspects who ambushed a Kaufman County Prosecutor Thursday morning as he walked toward his workplace.
Kaufman County spokeswoman Pat Laney says Mark Hasse (hahs) was walking across the parking lot behind the Kaufman County Courthouse annex when he was shot multiple times.
Laney says the Hasse, an assistant district attorney was taken away in an ambulance but did not know if he died at the hospital or en route. Laney says Hasse was in his 50s.
Investigators are searching for two suspects believed to have fled in a brown or silver older model Ford Taurus.
Officials didn’t immediately indicate any motive for the shooting, which occurred just before 9 a.m. about 33 miles southeast of Dallas.
Laney said a $10,000 reward is being offered.