DALLAS (CBSDFW) – A man who who survived being shot at Love Field by police a year ago has pleaded guilty to his crime.
In June 2016, 29-year-old Shawn Diamond was shot after attacking police with a large landscaping rock at the passenger pick-up area at Dallas Love Field. In fact he had to be shot twice before he could be arrested.READ MORE: Thousands Of Haitian Migrants Crowd Under Bridge To Wait In Texas Town On Mexican Border
Dallas police say Diamond’s ex-girlfriend agreed to drive him to the airport to catch a flight home to Maryland. On the way, she told officers, Diamond became angry and hit her. He’d been released from the Denton County Jail hours earlier.
READ MORE: Dallas Police Shoot Suspect At Love FieldREAD MORE: Texas Doctor Says He's Still Being Punished For Trying To Save Lives During COVID-19
Diamond recovered from his wounds and pleaded guilty to a charge of attacking an officer in exchange for 10-years of probation.
His attorney, Charles Maduka, says Diamond suffers from PTSD, has gotten mental heath treatment and seems to be better, even in his out of court appearances.MORE NEWS: Workers Raise Big Tex For 2021 As State Fair Of Texas Set To Kick Off September 24
Diamond is a U.S. Army veteran. He was apparently set off during a dispute with his former girlfriend and began throwing the rocks at her car at Love Field before police arrived.