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2 officers, 1 civilian shot in Dallas

25 April 2018
2 officers, 1 civilian shot in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department tweeted about the shooting, giving the conditions of the officers.

Two Dallas Police officers have been shot and critically wounded, the Dallas Police Department wrote on Twitter.

The Dallas Police Department said both of the officers are in critical condition. One officer's family is at the hospital, and one is en route to the hospital. "Please pray for our officers and their families", according to the Tweets.

The two Dallas officers were called to the Home Depot at US 75 and Forest Lane about 4 p.m., when an off-duty Dallas police officer working at the store was trying to arrest a suspect. The shooting reportedly took place around 4:11 p.m. local time.

ATF is also assisting in the search.

Authorities were reportedly searching a wooded area behind the store for the suspect
Authorities were reportedly searching a wooded area behind the store for the suspect

Officers were searching for the suspected shooter near the wooded area and along the creek behind the store.

Dallas police are looking for a 29-year-old Hispanic man named Armando Luis Juárez in connection with the shooting at a Home Depot, Chief Reneé Hall told reporters Tuesday night. The Dallas PD Helicopter Unit confirmed a suspect had been arrested.

They said that two Dallas officers were helping a security guard who was responding to an incident at the store.

"We're asking you to continue praying for our officers", Hall said.