Suspect killed in shootout with Bedford PD after pursuit ends in Dallas

Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred overnight on southbound I35E near Inwood Road in Dallas.

At around 1:21am this morning, Bedford PD and Dallas County Sheriff’s Office were pursuing a vehicle on southbound I35E in Dallas when the driver came to a stop and fired shots at pursuing officers. A Bedford PD officer returned fire and struck the driver, killing him. A passenger in the vehicle surrendered to police.

During the shootout, an innocent driver in a vehicle behind the officers was shot. This driver was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

No officers were injured in the shooting. It is unknown why police were pursuing the vehicle.