On Sept. 1, at 3:31 a.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a burglary in progress at the Super Stop convenient store located at 2590 North Hwy 105 in Vidor.

An on duty Orange County Sheriff’s Office Detective was near the location of the burglary and responded.

The Detective located the subject on scene and attempted to facilitate a lawful arrest when the subject became combative.

As the Detective was subduing the subject and completing the lawful arrest, a firearm was discharged. Both the Officer and the Subject have been seen by medical staff and released.

The subject has been transported to the Orange County Correctional Facility. The Texas Rangers, along with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Sheriff’s Office are currently conducting an investigation and are still on scene.

Further information will be released on this investigation as it becomes available.