Man killed in shootout with Dallas police near Fair Park
The Dallas Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred Sunday evening in the 3400 block of Metropolitan Avenue.
At 6:15pm, Dallas police responded to a call for a person with a gun at the given location. As officers arrived and started walking towards the man, he pulled out a weapon and charged at officers, firing his gun at least once.
Responding officers fired back and struck the suspect at least once.
Paramedics transported the man to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 61-year-old man.
Another victim was injured in the gunfire and taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office responded and will conduct their own investigation.