Dallas Police: Officer Killed Serving Warrant
DALLAS (CBS 11 News) ― Dallas Police say an officer in their gang unit was shot and killed Tuesday night.
Initial reports indicate the officer was shot while trying to serve an arrest warrant at the Oakwood Place Apartments on the 4900 block of Wadsworth Dr. near Loop 12.
Police and SWAT officers are still at the location. They say the suspect has barricaded themselves inside one of the units. Police are reportedly negotiating with friends and family who are currently with the suspect.
Video from TXA 21 News crews showed an increasing number of tactical units headed into the complex as the negotiations continued.
Police evacuated the apartment units around the area and have blocked off roads near the complex.
Police say the officer was married to another high-ranking Dallas officer. Fellow officers and police from other departments gathered at Baylor Hospital to show their support.
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