Burglary suspect shot and killed in Llano town square

FILE - City of Llano (KXAN Photo/Tom Rapp)
FILE - City of Llano (KXAN Photo/Tom Rapp)

LLANO, Texas (KXAN) — A man who police say was burglarizing a business in the Llano town square was shot and killed overnight.

Llano police say officers responded to 109 W. Main Street around 12:50 a.m. Thursday in reference to a burglary in progress. When they arrived, officers found 29-year-old Robert Sutton, of Llano, lying on the ground with a single gunshot wound. Sutton was taken to the hospital where he died.

A second suspect identified as Jonathan Tuma, 19, of Tow, was taken into custody and charged with burglary of a habitation. Authorities are not releasing any information as to who might have shot Sutton.

The Texas Rangers are assisting the Llano Police Department with the investigation.

Johnathan Tuma (Llano Police Department)
Johnathan Tuma (Llano Police Department)

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