Officers Shot, 1 Dead, Another Injured In Dallas Home Depot


Two Dallas police officers were shot and critically wounded Tuesday afternoon in a shooting at a Home Depot, CBS Dallas/Fort Worth reports.

A civilian was also shot, but police said the person's condition was unknown.

In 2016, five Dallas law enforcement officers were shot and killed and seven more injured after they were ambushed by 25-year-old former Army reservist Micah Xavier Johnson.

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The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a Home Depot store on US 75 in northern Dallas. He's not a suspect at this time, but officers want to talk to about the shooting.

Officers could be seen searching the surrounding area for the suspect. Live television footage from the local news showed several police cars outside the Home Depot store.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) announced on Twitter that it was also responding to the shooting to help with the investigation.