DALLAS (CBDSFW.COM) – A shooting suspect and victim are in stable condition in a hospital with non-life threatening injuries Friday night after violence broke out near a CVS Pharmacy off Northwest Highway in Dallas’ Lake Highlands neighborhood.
An off-duty officer drove up during the disturbance around 4:30 p.m. and chased after the 18-year-old suspect.READ MORE: Severe Weather Threat For North Texas Tuesday Night, Early Wednesday Morning
After the officer “engaged with the suspect” the officer ended up shooting him.
It’s unclear what prompted the officer to open fire. The officer has 48 hours to provide a statement to the police department about it.
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Police are interviewing witnesses who were on DART bus stopped in traffic in front of the store.
Police are also gathering surveillance video.
The officer was not hurt.MORE NEWS: Lawlessness Once Reigned On 'Hell's Half Acre' In Downtown Fort Worth