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Bloodied and battered face of attempted murder suspect who shot a deputy sheriff

PICTURED: Bloodied and battered face of attempted murder suspect who shot a deputy sheriff and then fled on foot leading to a six-hour manhunt in Texas

  • A murder suspect who fled after shooting a cop was finally arrested after 6 hours
  • Jeremy Cook, 39, is in custody charged with attempted murder on Wednesday
  • He fired a single shot at deputy Jonathan Hutchison who was saved by his vest
  • Following a manhunt involving K-9 Units, Cook was finally found and handcuffed 
  • Pictured Wednesday after his arrest, Cook’s face was visibly swollen, with cut marks above both eyes, bruising to his cheeks and dried blood around his nose

This is the battered and bruised face of an attempted murder suspect who shot a cop who was trying to arrest him, leading to a six-hour manhunt in Texas. 

Jeremy Cook, 39, is in custody and charged with attempted murder after he fired a single shot at Henderson County sheriff deputy Jonathan Hutchison, who was saved by his bullet proof vest.

Cook was finally arrested following a six-hour search after neighboring police departments and K-9 Units were called in to assist with the investigation.

Pictured Wednesday morning following his arrest, Cook’s face was visibly swollen, with cut marks above both eyes, bruising to his cheeks and dried blood around his nose.     

Banged up! Pictured Wednesday morning following his arrest, Cook’s face was visibly swollen, with cut marks above both eyes, bruising to his cheeks and dried blood around his nose

The altercation began with a car chase shortly after 3am Wednesday, when Hutchison, on a police motorbike, attempted to pull Cook over for traffic violations.

Shots were reportedly exchanged after Cook wrecked the motorcycle near County Road 4117, KLTV reported.    

Cook was eventually apprehended at around 10am in wooded area near the Ironton Community in Cherokee County.    

He was transported to the Henderson County jail where he was charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer. Cook may face more charges, it was reported. 

Cuffed: Cook was eventually apprehended at around 10am in wooded area near the Ironton Community in Cherokee County. He was transported to the Henderson County jail where he was charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer

Cuffed: Cook was eventually apprehended at around 10am in wooded area near the Ironton Community in Cherokee County. He was transported to the Henderson County jail where he was charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer 

The sheriff's office released a statement on Wednesday afternoon following Cook's capture: 'The suspect who shot a Henderson County Deputy early Wednesday morning was captured after a manhunt led by Sheriff Botie Hillhouse'

The sheriff’s office released a statement on Wednesday afternoon following Cook’s capture: ‘The suspect who shot a Henderson County Deputy early Wednesday morning was captured after a manhunt led by Sheriff Botie Hillhouse’

The sheriff’s office released a statement on Wednesday afternoon following Cook’s capture: ‘The suspect who shot a Henderson County Deputy early Wednesday morning was captured after a manhunt led by Sheriff Botie Hillhouse.

‘It included the bulk of his Office, DPS, surrounding Sheriff’s Offices and Police Departments, K-9’s, and a helicopter.

‘Jeremy Brian Cook, 39, was apprehended after a six-hour search that began after 3 a.m. and involved a pursuit of a motorcycle.

Deputy Jonathan Hutchison was hit in the side, taken to a Tyler hospital, treated and released. He had attempted to stop Cook for a traffic violation on a motorcycle near Coffee City

Deputy Jonathan Hutchison was hit in the side, taken to a Tyler hospital, treated and released. He had attempted to stop Cook for a traffic violation on a motorcycle near Coffee City

‘The vest saved this Deputy’s life,’ Hillhouse said. 

Deputy Jonathan Hutchison was hit in the side, taken to a Tyler hospital, treated and released. 

He had attempted to stop Cook for a traffic violation on a motorcycle near Coffee City.  

‘These are the dangers our Deputies face every day,’ the Sheriff said. ‘Thankfully, this ended with the Deputy suffering a non-life-threatening gun-shot injury and this suspect is behind bars.’ 

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