DPS troopers shoot and kill armed suspect after pursuit ends in south Dallas

Late last night around 10:45PM, DPS troopers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation off Elsie Faye Higgins Street. The vehicle did not stop, and officers followed into an area of south Dallas near the 4200 block of Jamaica Street.

The vehicle pulled into a driveway and a suspect emerged from the vehicle. As troopers approached, the suspect pulled a handgun. The troopers fired their weapons, striking the suspect.

The troopers rendered first aid and called for DFR. The suspect was transported to the hospital, but died as a result of his injuries.

No troopers were injured. Officers recovered the suspect’s weapon and the investigation is ongoing.