Man arrested in shooting of Calvert officer

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A man is accused of shooting a police officer in Robertson County, police say. (KTRK)

A Calvert, Texas police officer was shot in the back Sunday morning as he was giving a ride to a man, police said.

Patrol Officer S. Magnes was giving a ride to a man along Highway 6 when he got out of his car and was shot in the back, a news release from the Robertson County Sheriff's Office said.

He wasn't seriously injured due to his bulletproof vest, the release said. The man the officer was giving a ride to wasn't injured.

The person who shot at the officer was taken into custody and is cooperating with the investigation.

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