See the below video regarding the press conference:
UPDATE: The name of the arrestee in the officer involved shooting is Jonathan Puckett W/M/5-16-81. He is being charged with Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant and with a Parole Violation out of Kentucky.
Officer Larry Moody, #9291 is name of the officer who was involved in the shooting. He is a 7 year veteran and assigned to the South Central Patrol Division.
On December 16, 2014, at approximately 12:05 am, a Dallas Police Officer was working an off duty job in full uniform at the Walmart located at 6185 Retail Road. A Walmart loss prevention officer notified the Off Duty Dallas Police Officer that a shoplifting suspect was attempting to leave with stolen property. They confronted the suspect at the front entrance of the store and asked him to return to the loss prevention office.
As they made their way back into the store, the suspect attempted to flee. A struggle ensued between the officer and the suspect. The suspect produced a knife and cut the officer’s hand. The officer produced his duty weapon and gave loud verbal commands for the suspect to drop his weapon, which he failed to do. The officer shot the suspect, striking him in the leg.
The officer was transported to Baylor hospital in stable condition. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to Presbyterian hospital where he is being treated for his injury.