A police officer was fatally shot early Friday at a Texas Walmart. 

After being shot, the officer was transported to UMC Brackenridge, where KTBC was told he had died. A suspect linked to the shooting was taken into custody by the Austin Police Department.

Exact details of what happened and whether the officer was on- or off-duty were not known.

Authorities blocked off the entire parking lot area surrounding the store and were questioning witnesses.

To read more on this story see the myFOXaustin.com article here.