Homicide suspect shot, killed by deputies in Baylor County

Homicide suspect shot, killed in Baylor County

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office has now released the name of the homicide suspect who was shot and killed by deputies in Baylor County on Friday night.

LCSO first received a call of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. Friday night. They found 56-year-old Russell Coats deceased with gunshot wounds inside the residence in the 6400 block of CR 7415.

After an initial investigation, the Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit believe he was shot and killed by 34-year-old Chase Coats.

LCSO says deputies with Baylor County attempted to stop Coats, when he began firing at officers. The suspect was killed during the exchange of gunfire.

This shooting is being investigated by the Texas Rangers.

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