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DPS identifies trooper shot in pursuit of Bryan mass shooter

Trooper Juan Rojas Tovar is in stable condition
Trooper Juan Rojas Tovar is in serious but stable condition according to DPS
Trooper Juan Rojas Tovar is in serious but stable condition according to DPS(Texas Department of Public Safety)
Published: Apr. 9, 2021 at 10:19 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 9, 2021 at 11:55 AM CDT
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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - The Texas Department of Public Safety have identified the trooper that was shot Thursday pursuing the suspected Bryan mass shooter.

Trooper Juan Rojas Tovar is in critical but stable condition, according to DPS. He is receiving treatment at St. Joseph Health in Bryan.

“We remain hopeful his condition will improve and appreciate the many kind thoughts and prayers,” said DPS.

During a press conference Thursday evening, Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske said the trooper was taken by medical helicopter to the Bryan hospital, where he underwent surgery.

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