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Officer killed, suspect wounded in Dallas-area shooting

Posted at 9:12 PM, Dec 03, 2021

MESQUITE, Texas — A police officer has died and a suspect has been wounded in a shooting outside a suburban Dallas supermarket.

Mesquite police say it happened about 1:40 p.m. Friday outside an Albertson's supermarket.

Mesquite Police Chief David Gill said the officer was responding to a report of a disturbance in the store parking lot when the suspect pulled a gun and opened fire, striking the officer twice.

The officer returned fire, wounding the suspect once. Both were taken to a Dallas hospital, where the officer died.

Gill said the suspect was being treated. His condition is unknown.

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