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Police shooting in Old East Dallas over the weekend

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An undercover officer with the Dallas Police Department was involved in a shooting early Saturday.

The officer was working in the 4800 block of Columbia when a man in his 20s approached, pulled a gun and tried to rob the cop. The officer also pulled a gun, and they both fired.

The would-be robber ran away and has not been captured. The officer was not injured.

The man was described as about 5-foot-6 with short-cropped hair, a blue hoodie and jeans.

Anyone with information on this crime or the identity of the suspect should call the Dallas Police Department, 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 anonymously, 214.373.8477.


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By |2016-04-18T09:26:58-05:00April 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

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