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Chief Prosecutor Gunned Down in Kaufman County, TX

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KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas (Kiii News) - The hunt is on for two men who allegedly shot and killed an assistant district attorney in Kaufman County, just east of Dallas.

The shooting happened just before 9 a.m. Thursday morning. 57-year old Chief Prosecutor Mark Hasse was shot in the parking lot of the Department of Motor Vehicles, which is across the street from the County Courthouse.

Officials confirmed that Hasse was walking into his office from the parking lot when he was assaulted by an unknown person and shot multiple times. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.