Brian Doyle Savage (2865)

8/9/2005: Savage refused to be pulled over for a traffic stop. Denton sheriff's deputies and others pursued him to his house. He stepped out of his vehicle, shot Trooper Steven Oliver in the leg and barricaded himself into his mobile home. Around 2 a.m., Savage opened his front door and shot at officers with an SKS rifle. A deputy shot the rifle, then shot and killed Savage. Authorities later learned that he may have been using methamphetamine.

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