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Identity of suspect involved in stand-off released

Posted at 10:02 AM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 13:03:14-04

REFUGIO, TEXAS — We now know the identity of a suspect involved in a standoff situation that Tuesday in Refugio.

The suspect has been identified as 45-year old DeWayne Curtis Lafond.

Police say Lafond broke into the victim's house on Depot street around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim's sister tells us the woman had broken up with Lafond out a month ago.

The woman was not hurt, but Lafond was fatally shot when officers entered the home.

The situation is now being investigated by the Texas Rangers.