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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man wanted for murder in Balch Springs is in custody after a chase and intense ground search in Northwest Dallas.

It happened around 1:00 a.m. after Balch Springs officers, Dallas officers and a DPS police helicopter were chasing the suspect from Irving up to Interstate-35.

The suspect along with another man jumped out of their car just short of the Northwest Highway exit on 35 and fled into nearby woods.

The DPD helicopter, a DPS helicopter and DPD K-9 units joined in the manhunt and eventually both suspects were coaxed out and arrested.

A Dallas police officer was hurt when he was bitten on the leg by a DPD K-9.

He was taken to the hospital to be checked out but is expected to be OK.

The name of the suspect has not been released.

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