Officer Involved Shooting: 4800 Columbia Avenue

Updated April 20, 2016: 

The officer involved in Saturday morning’s officer-involved shooting is:

INVOLVED OFFICER                                           TENURE                                       DUTY STATION 

PO Frederick Rubin  #6012 (W/M)                    27 years                                     Central Patrol

An aggravated robbery offense was filed, but no suspect has been identified at this time. We will release additional details as they become available and appropriate to do so.

Original Post:

On April 16, 2016 shortly after midnight, an undercover officer was working in the 4800 block of Columbia Avenue in an unmarked vehicle when a Latin male suspect possibly in his 20’s, approximately 5’6″ with short cropped hair in a blue hoodie and blue jeans, approached the officer with a handgun and demanded the officer’s property. At some point during this aggravated robbery, the officer was able to draw his handgun and there was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and the officer.  The suspect fled the location on foot and his condition is unknown. The officer was uninjured.  

Anyone with information related to this offense or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Dallas Police at (214) 671-3651.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment for this and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at: (214) 373-TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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