On March 19, 2023, at approximately 7:10 PM, Dallas Police were patrolling in 1900 block of Bennett Avenue.
The preliminary investigation determined officers encountered a suspect known to them with prior criminal mischief and burglary of motor vehicle offenses in the back parking lot of an apartment building.
The suspect was uncooperative and a struggle ensued.
A taser was deployed and was not effective.
The suspect continued to fight and pulled out a handgun, continuing to fight with officers.
The preliminary investigation determined one officer fired from their department issued weapon hitting the suspect in the torso.
Dallas Fire Rescue took the suspect to a local hospital in critical condition.
No officers were injured.