Texas DPS Blue Alert

A Blue Alert has been issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety for Orlando Montanez.

He’s on the run for a police shooting in Big Spring.

Montanez is described as being 42 years-old, 5′ 11″ tall, and weighing 250 pounds.

He has brown eyes and black hair, and was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.

At 1:50 on Thursday morning, police were called to a local bar where a man had shown a gun. Officers found the car matching a description, tried to get the man out of the car but a chase started, and shots were fired by Montanez, hitting the officer.

Area schools in the Big Spring area have been notified about the situation and precautionary measures have been taken.

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