DESOTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — An off-duty Dallas officer accidentally shot and injured his adult son in DeSoto Saturday evening, police say.
Around 6 p.m. Oct. 26, DeSoto police responded to a shooting call in the 1400 block of Carriage Creek Drive, where the caller — who identified himself as an off-duty Dallas police officer — told officers he accidentally shot his adult son after mistaking him for an intruder.READ MORE: New Push In North Texas For Pregnant Women To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine
When police arrived, they found the off-duty officer’s son bleeding from his right forearm. He was transported to a nearby hospital with a non-life threatening injury. Neither his or his father’s name have been released at this time.READ MORE: Frisco ISD First In North Texas To Offer Online Learning In Wake Of Rise In COVID-19 Cases
Currently, no arrests have been made and initial reports indicate this was an accidental shooting.MORE NEWS: Fans Flock To Dallas' Fair Park For 'Wicked,' First Broadway Tour Since Pandemic Began
This is an ongoing investigation.