Officials are searching for two people in the slaying of a Texas prosecutor outside the Kaufman County Courthouse Thursday morning.
Mark Hasse, 57, was shot to death after getting out of his car on his way to work, witnesses said. Authorities offered a $36,000 reward for information leading to arrests in the case, and said they expected the amount to double by Friday.
Hasse was an assistant district attorney in Kaufman County. Investigators were sifting through his cases for clues.
“They’re going through all the cases, they’re looking under every rock to see if they can even find the slightest bit of information,” Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Pat Laney told the Los Angeles Times.
One person and then shot Hasse, Laney said. The assailant then got into a late-model Ford Taurus driven by another person and the two fled, witnesses said. Their whereabouts were unknown.