Garland Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Baylee Friday
July 06, 2020 - 1:52 pm

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GARLAND (1080 KRLD) - Police are investigating an officer involved shooting that sent one person to the hospital in critical condition. 

Garland Police say it happened around 9 a.m., when they got a call about a robbery at the Phillips 66 on East Buckingham Road. Lieutenant Pedro Barineau says there was a man inside the store ... armed with a knife. 

Barineau says something happened - it's not clear what at this time - and it caused the officer to shoot the man. 

"It appears there was an encounter between the subject and someone else inside the store," Barineau said.

 The suspect was rushed to the hospital. Police say he is in critical condition. 

The investigation is ongoing, with police reviewing surveillance footage to determine what exactly led to the shooting.