Deputy Constable Caleb Rule was inadvertently shot and killed by a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office while responding to a suspicious person call in the 3900 block of Chestnut Bend in Sienna Plantation at 1:40 am.
A citizen had reported seeing a man running from a home in the area. Deputy Constable Rule responded to the scene along with three sheriff’s deputies and located a home with an open door. Deputy Constable Rule was clearing the home with the sheriff’s deputies when he was mistaken for a suspect inside of the home. Deputy Constable Rule was struck in the chest in an area not protected by his vest.
He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
Deputy Constable Rule had served with the Fort Bend County Constable’s Office – Precinct 4 for nine months and had previously served with the Missouri City Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.