DPS asking for assistance locating suspect in attempted capital murder of police officer

July 24, 2019

TYLER- At the request of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office, the Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's assistance with locating a suspect in an attempted capital murder of a police officer.

At approximately 3:14 a.m., a Henderson County Deputy Sheriff attempted to make a traffic stop on a motorcycle in the Berryville area of Henderson County. The motorcycle operator chose to evade the deputy and fled in the area of county road 4117. During the incident, the motorcyclist shot at the deputy striking him. The deputy was transported to a Tyler area hospital, treated and released due to a bullet proof vest.

The suspect, Jeremy Brian Cook, 39, from Grand Prairie, is at large and may be driving a pewter/gold/silver, 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup with Texas license plate BR7-1002. The pickup was reported stolen from the Berryville area. The truck has tinted windows and has two white stickers on the back-depicting deer; a doe and a buck.

Mr. Cook is to be considered armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to approach or apprehend this individual. Call police immediately.