Lt. Gov. Patrick releases statement on shooting Posted in: News S›››› N››› AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement following the news that a Panola County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in the line of duty: “Early this morning another law enforcement officer on duty was gun downed in Panola County after a traffic stop. This young officer leaves a grieving ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!