A fatal shooting this morning across the street from the Kaufman County Courthouse has East Texas authorities on alert.

A Kaufman County prosecutor was killed in the shooting.

The suspects are at large. Police say they are looking for two men, one of them possibly wearing a tactical-type vest, driving an older, silver Ford Taurus in connection with the shooting.

Kaufman County schools are in lockdown. Van Zandt County schools are not on lockdown but officials have been notified of the situation.