DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Police in Dallas say a woman was shot and killed by a security guard — who was also wounded — in an exchange of gunfire outside a northwest Dallas Motel 6.
It was just before 11:00 p.m. Thursday when the unidentified woman was found dead in her vehicle. The back window of the SUV the victim was in had been shot out.READ MORE: Fight Between Brothers Ends With 1 Shot, Critically Injured And 1 Arrested In Alvarado Friday Night
Police officers were called to the scene in the 1600 block of Regal Row after getting reports of gunfire.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
According to Dallas Police Department spokeswoman Tamika Dameron, the security officer was found near the motel and was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Little is known about what led to the shooting outside the motel near Dallas Love Field Airport and detectives are still searching for witnesses, Dameron said.MORE NEWS: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
So far there have been no charges filed against the security guard.