Irving police shoot, kill armed man who allegedly shot his wife

The Irving Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred earlier this morning in the 800 block of Elwood Road.

According to officials, police were called to a shooting where a woman had been injured. She reported to police that her husband had shot her.

The husband fled on foot, but was located hiding in a backyard. When officers entered the backyard, both the suspect and officers fired shots. The suspect was hit and pronounced deceased at the scene. No officers were injured.

The woman was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.