Driver dies in rollover crash while attempting to flee from Dallas police

The Dallas Police Department responded to an active shooter in a vehicle this evening near Arcadia Park. One suspect was spotted firing a weapon from his vehicle.

Multiple police officers responded to the scene, located the presumed vehicle, and conducted a traffic stop. During the traffic stop, the suspect drove off, leading police on a short chase.

The suspect came to a second stop and officers again attempted to question the driver, but he took off again.

Dallas police requested the assistance of the department’s Air-1 helicopter and Dallas County Sheriffs deputies in apprehending the alleged armed suspect.

As police attempted to stop him a third time, the driver was involved in a rollover crash near the 1600 block of Duncanville Road.

Dallas Fire-Rescue were called to the scene. They transported the suspect from the wreck to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

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