HCSO Releases Update On Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

On Monday, October 19, 2020, a deputy with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle traveling north on IH 35 near the 210 mile-marker at a high rate of speed, weaving recklessly in and out of traffic, and attempted to make a traffic stop on the driver.

The driver of the vehicle failed to pull over and began fleeing from the deputy and a pursuit was initiated.

Deputies with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office and police officers with the City of Buda Police Department were able to disable the vehicle on South Loop 4 near Interstate Drive just South of the Buda City Limits.

Once the vehicle was stopped, the driver displayed a handgun and officers fired upon the suspect, striking him. The suspect was transported and treated at an area hospital.

He was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday and is in custody at the Hays County Jail.

The suspect has been identified as:

Pollock has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, a Second Degree Felony, Evading Arrest or Detention with a Motor Vehicle, a Third Degree Felony, and Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon, a Class A Misdemeanor. Bonds for the three charges total $115,000.00. 

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