1 Injured In Shooting Involving Mesquite Police Officer

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October 06, 2019 - 1:52 pm
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DALLAS (NBC DFW) - One person was injured in a shooting involving a Mesquite police officer after a car chase ended in Dallas Saturday afternoon, police say.

The shooting happened at about 3:48 p.m. Saturday in the 6000 blocks of Lovett Avenue, according to the Dallas Police Department.

Police said Mesquite police were chasing a reported stolen vehicle when the driver crossed into Dallas city limits. The driver then fled the vehicle on foot and officers chased them into the backyard of a residence on Lovett Avenue.

Officers saw the driver with a handgun and at least one Mesquite officer fired a shot, according to Dallas police.

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