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Two Dallas Police Officers Shot at North Dallas Home Depot

Two Dallas Police Officers Shot at North Dallas Home Depot

Governor Greg Abbott said that his thoughts and prayers are with the Dallas Police Department at this time.

Two police officers and one civilian were shot at a Home Depot Tuesday afternoon.

Two Dallas Police officers have been shot and critically wounded, the Dallas Police Department wrote on Twitter.

A source close to the investigation told CBS11 reporter J.D. Miles that the male police officer was shot in the back of the head.

The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a Home Depot store on US 75 in northern Dallas.




Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says "we are closely monitoring the situation".

More than a dozen police cars were still at the scene behind the store, near a line of trees.

Helicopter video shows officers searching for the suspect in a nearby creek.

Authorities were on the lookout for the suspect and were searching in a wooded area behind the store, Fox 4 reported. A civilian was also injured in the shooting.


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