DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police are investigating an off-duty officer involved shooting that happened at a Taco Bell Sunday.
According to the Dallas Police Department an off-duty officer stopped at the Taco Bell at 4325 W. Camp Wisdom Road around 10:00 a.m. While there the officer noticed an man with a marijuana cigarette.
When the officer tried to approach the suspect he reportedly saw the suspect reach for a handgun. In fear of his safety the officer fired shots at the suspect.
The suspect was hit. He was then taken to the hospital.
Investigators have since found a handgun at the scene.
The officer who was fully uniformed at the time was not injured. The Dallas Police Department has confirmed that he is a 10 year veteran of the force.
Both the identity of the officer and the suspect have not been released.