An off-duty officer from Trenton fired at someone who was fleeing a Home Depot on Friday in East Dallas, authorities said.
The officer said he tried to detain the individual as he fled the store. The person managed to get into a vehicle on the passenger side, and he attempted to drive away. The driver was able to get out and run to safety, police said.
The off-duty officer fired his weapon once, but it is unknown if he hit the person, who fled the area and remains at large.
No other injuries were reported.
A Dallas Police Department investigation is ongoing.
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