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Back on Thursday, July 15th, Levelland Police and the Lubbock Police Department SWAT Team were involved in a 10-hour standoff, and Levelland PD is now thanking the community for their supporting of wounded officers.

4 officers were injured in the standoff and one officer, Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Josh Bartlett, was killed. Sgt. Shawn Wilson was one of the officers wounded.

Along with Prosperity Bank in Levelland, LPD Blue & You have established an account to assist with expenses in support of Wilson. Donations can be made at the Levelland Prosperity Bank, located at 311 College Avenue, or at the Levelland Chamber of Commerce at 1101 Avenue H. You can reference account 219974307 or note Shawn Wilson in the memo line of your check when you drop it off.

In related news, the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office has announced funeral services for the late Sgt. Bartlett.

A visitation for law enforcement only will be taking place on Thursday, July 22nd at Resthaven Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Then, the next day, a memorial service will take place at Trinity Church, located at 7002 Canton Avenue, starting at 10 a.m.

Because of this memorial service, the Lubbock County Courthouse will be closed that Friday, July 23rd to allow courthouse personnel the opportunity to attend Sgt. Bartlett's memorial service.

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