Center, TX - On January 2, 2017 at approximately 9:15 PM Center Police Department Officers were conducting a traffic stop at the baseball field located on County road 1000 in Center Texas. While out with the vehicle Officers heard rapid gun shots coming from a wooded area across the roadway toward their location.
Officers called for backup and assistance came from Texas DPS and Shelby County Sheriff's Office. A short time later officers located the suspected shooter at his residence located on the same County road. Suspected shooter was identified as 37-year-old white male Michael Creel of Center Texas.
Center Police Department officers arrested Creel and transported him to the Center Police Department where he was booked in for Aggravated Assault against a Police Officer Felony One. This case is still under investigation and this is all the information detectives can release at this time.