Cedar Hill police shoot active shooter after he opened fire at medical clinic, police say
On Tuesday, 07/25/2023 at approximately 12:17 pm, Cedar Hill police officers were dispatched to 950 E. Belt Line Road in reference to an active shooter inside a medical building.
Cedar Hill officers arrived at the location at approximately 12:21 p.m. and observed a victim of a gunshot wound on the ground in front of the clinic. Officers also observed a black male with a long gun leaving the scene in a black Chrysler four-door vehicle.
At approximately 12:22 p.m., the suspect vehicle was involved in a crash in the 700 block of E. Belt Line Road. Multiple officers on the scene of the crash observed the suspect inside the vehicle with a long gun, and five officers discharged their firearms at the suspect.
The suspect was removed from the vehicle, and officers began life-saving measures until medics arrived. The suspect was transported to Methodist Dallas Medical Center, where he is currently in critical condition.
One physician from the medical building was injured and was transported to the hospital in stable condition. One civilian driver of a vehicle was involved in the crash and was transported with minor injuries.
A criminal investigation will be conducted by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s office. An administrative investigation will be conducted by the Professional Standards Division of the Cedar Hill Police Department. Footage from multiple car and body-worn cameras will be used in the investigation. All officers involved will be placed on routine administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.