Press Conference: Shooting at the South Central Patrol Substation

On February 26, 2017, at approximately 5:19 a.m., The Dallas Police South Central Patrol Division, located at 1999 E. Camp Wisdom Road., was targeted in a drive-by shooting.  It appears that the shooter initially directed gunfire at a marked squad car in front of the station that was occupied by an officer assigned to station security.

According to shell casings recovered at the scene, at least 9 shots were fired, with 3 striking the substation. Thankfully, the 3 ½ year veteran officer was not injured in the shooting.

There are 2 suspects in this offense.  At this time we do not know the race, gender or age of these suspects.  The officer reported seeing a dark 2 door vehicle, possibly a late model sports car, fleeing eastbound on E. Camp Wisdom Road. 

An Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant offense has been made and is currently being actively investigated by our Special Investigations Unit. 

We encourage any citizen with information to contact Assaults unit at 214-671-3646, Crime Stoppers or utilize the department’s iWatch app. 

The Dallas Police Department wishes to convey its sincere gratitude to our citizens for their support.  The events of the past two years have predictably, created a challenging work atmosphere for our officers.  However, the men and women of the Dallas Police force know that one consistent truth is that they are supported, honored and loved by the citizens that they serve every day.  With your assistance we can and will bring these individuals to justice.