Armed robber shot, killed by armed man in west Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating the shooting death of an alleged armed robber that occurred late last night in west Dallas.

Officials say a homeowner was hosting a social gathering in the front yard of a house when three suspects robbed the party at gunpoint. One of the individuals at the party, who police say is a licensed handgun carrier, produced his weapon and shot one of the robbers.

One robber was shot and two others fled the scene. The injured robber was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased.

The handgun carrier provided a statement to police regarding the incident, and was released. The case will be referred to a Dallas County grand jury.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding the other two robbery suspects contact Detective White with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3690, or