UPDATE: Manhunt ends with suspect dead

UPDATE: Manhunt ends with suspect dead

A manhunt in Pecos County ended with gunfire and a man dead.
MIDLAND TX (Big 2 News) - A manhunt that spanned multiple counties is finally over. The search ended with gunfire, leaving the man dead. Moments after three officers surrounded a suspected criminal, shots were fired in Pecos County. Pecos County Sheriff Cliff Harris tells me the suspect pulled his gun on the officers. That's when police fired back at him, killing the suspect. The officers were not hurt. The suspect's name was identified as Clinton Bart Hosford. The manhunt stemmed from an incident earlier in the day in Crockett County.

"He had an altercation in Crockett county, he ended up over here in pecos county," says Pecos County Sheriff Cliff Harris.

Sheriff Harris says the man tried to run a woman off the road.

"He and his girlfriend got in a fight and he shot at her vehicle and everything else," said Harris.

Officials say Hosford fled the scene into Pecos County. It was along FM 305 where they found his abandoned truck and began an hours long search involving dogs, helicopters, and horses. Officials say they were ready to call off the search when they saw Hosford walking along the side of the road. Scorching hot temperatures approaching 100 degrees made the search more strenuous for officials. 
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