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Dallas Police Officer Shot Stable, Expected To Recover

Madeline Schmitt | CBSDFW.com |
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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A Dallas police officer who was shot early Saturday afternoon at 13030 Audelia Road is said to be stable and will recover from his non-life threatening injuries.

The good news came directly from the @DallasPD twitter account:

CBS 11 is told 5-year DPD veteran Joshua Burns was rushed to Baylor Medical Center. He was shot in the leg, shoulder and upper body, but was protected by his vest.

(credit: CBS 11 News)

(credit: CBS 11 News)

The suspect in the incident, Rakeem Perkins, turned himself in to police around 6:00 p.m. Saturday, after he ditched his vehicle and fled on foot.

Perkins is said to be suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Suspect Rakeem Perkins is sought by Dallas police in shooting of officer (courtesy: @DallasPD Twitter)

Suspect Rakeem Perkins is sought by Dallas police in shooting of officer (courtesy: @DallasPD Twitter)

CBS 11 will bring you updates at the become available.

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