Ector County Sheriff's deputies, Officer Nathan Heidelberg honored with Star of Texas Awards

AUSTIN, Tx. (KOSA) -- Local law enforcement officers were recognized at the State Capitol on Wednesday.

The Star of Texas Award is given to law enforcement officers who were shot in the line of duty.

Governor Greg Abbott presented the award to the family of Midland police officer Nathan Heidelberg. Heidelberg was shot and killed in the line of duty in March of this year.