Man Killed in Confrontation With Sweetwater Police Identified

Joseph Grant

The name of the man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with Sweetwater Police has been released.
Jordan Wade Waldrop, 34, was killed on Wednesday night.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Sweetwater Police Department responded to a call regarding shots fired in a residential neighborhood at around 11:30 p.m.
When police arrived at the scene, Waldrop allegedly confronted police.
Shots were exchanged and Waldrop was killed in the officer-involved shooting.
The two Sweetwater officers involved in the shooting are on paid leave.
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