Dallas police officer shoots stolen vehicle suspect near Dallas Love Field

On July 25, 2023, around 11:00 am, Dallas Police were surveilling a stolen U-Haul truck in Northwest Dallas.

The preliminary investigation determined the suspect intentionally rammed into a covert DPD vehicle and took off.

The driver got onto the Tollway, and officers eventually caught up with the suspect when he crashed into several vehicles in the northbound lanes in the 7200 block of Lemmon Avenue, went over the center median, crashing in the southbound lanes.

The suspect got out of the truck and fled toward a private hangar area.

A Patrol officer ran after the suspect and the suspect shot at the officer. The officer returned fire, hitting the suspect in the leg.

The suspect was taken into custody and to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.