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Dallas Officer Unharmed After Allegedly Shot At Twice

Madeline Schmitt | CBSDFW.com |
(credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

(credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A Dallas police officer was allegedly shot at twice around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the Pleasant Grove area.

The shooting happened in a public alley along the 9500 block of Kerrville St. The residential road lies between Military Parkway and Scyene Road.

Officers were responding to a call regarding a stolen vehicle. Police say the suspect in the case was not at the scene when officers arrived, but returned and threw a rock at officers.

When police went to chase the suspect, they were led into a backyard area.

It was in the backyard area that two shots from a handgun rang out towards officers.

Spokesman Juan Fernandez said the DPD officers did not return fire. The suspect escaped from the officers chasing him and has yet to be apprehended.

The officers were not wounded, according to police records, but one reported he felt “fear for his life.”

The incident is under investigation.

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