One officer injured during a traffic stop shootout in Texas

7 month ago

A police officer was shot during a traffic stop in Arlington, Texas late Friday night.

According to police, the incident occurred around 10 p.m near Dallas-area shopping center, when the police officer signaled for a car to pull over, then the driver pulled into the parking lot of the shopping center, while seeing four poeple inside the vehicle, the police officer called for backup. One occupant fired at officers who returned it back.

The suspect was transferred late Friday night to the hospital where he was later prounonced dead while the police officer is still recovering, there were no details of his medical condition. It was still unclear what led the officer to initiate the traffic stop.