DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The man who got into a gun battle with a Dallas College El Centro Campus police officer in downtown Dallas Thursday, Nov. 5 has died.

Police said Reginal Alexander Jr., 25, died from his injuries after getting shot by the officer.

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The officer who was shot survived and was last said to be hospitalized in stable condition.

Downtown Dallas shooting scene (CBS 11)

A DART spokesperson said their officers were working at a nearby DART station when they heard the gunshots.

They ran to a nearby 7-Eleven where they found the officer who had been shot.

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Dallas Police said the officer and a suspect were engaged in a disturbance regarding a vehicle in the 700 block of Elm Street.

Officers were originally investigating a suspicious vehicle.  They made contact with the a suspect who had a warrant for his arrest.

When they tried to arrest him, a struggle ensued and then gunfire.

Police said the officer and the suspect ended up shooting each other.


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