Shooter in north Texas
HALTOM CITY, Texas – Shooter in north Texas kills 2, wounds 4, takes own life Saturday evening .
A gunman killed two people and wounded four others, including three police officers, before taking his own life in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, police said.
Haltom City Police Sergeant. Rick Alexander said at a news conference that a man and a woman were killed.
He added that an “old woman” who was summoned in the accident had “injuries that did not pose a threat to her life.”
He said an officer was “hit in the right arm, finger, and leg.”
“Another officer was injured in the legs and the third in the groin,” he said, adding that “it was expected that they were all non-life-threatening.”
Sabillan said the officers returned fire after they were shot. While responding to a report of the shooting in a house around 6:45 p.m., one of the officers was hit in the legs, and the other two officers were hit in the arm.
The suspect died of his gunshot wounds.
He said the Texas Rangers – the state’s elite police force – would take over the investigation.
The motive for the shooting was not immediately clear.
He added that the officers appeared to have fired back during the incident.
The station reported that a prolonged manhunt was launched for the shooter and residents in the surrounding area were advised to stay indoors.
A woman was found dead inside a house and a man was found dead outside, Sgt.
Rick Alexander, speaking at a news conference late Saturday.
He said the adult woman who initially called 911 was infected.