A Travis County Sheriff's Department sergeant was shot and killed in Round Rock early Monday morning. The victim has been identified as Sgt. Craig Hutchinson. According to the Travis County Sheriff's Office, a call was received from Sgt. Hutchinson at 1:22 a.m., moments after he had gone off duty.
Hutchinson said he had prowlers in his yard in the 2000 block of Oak Meadow Drive and was requesting assistance from the Round Rock Police Department. When officers arrived at 1:36 a.m. they found Hutchinson near a creek in behind his yard with a gunshot wound. He was transported to Round Rock Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
"Hutch," as he was known, was with the Travis County Sheriff's Office for 32 years and was due to retire in September.
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