Carrollton police officer shoots and kills armed suspect

The Carrollton Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting in the 1100 block of Walnut Ave.

It happened at approximately 5:30pm this evening in Carrollton after the officers initiated a traffic stop, leading to a short pursuit. One of the Carrollton police officers shot and killed the armed suspect, identified as a 26-year-old man, after the man advanced on officers and refused commands to drop his gun.

The suspect was transported to Parkland, but died at the facility. No officers were injured. The involved officers are on routine paid administrative leave while the investigation proceeds.

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