Off-Duty Officer Uses Taser On Shoplifting Suspect

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An off-duty Dallas Police officer got into an altercation with a shoplifting suspect at the Target on Haskell Avenue around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Dallas Police said the suspect “struck the officer in the face multiple times and the officer used a Taser to subdue the suspect.”

The officer was not seriously injured.

Police have not identified the suspect who is in custody.

The incident remains under investigation.

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