PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A person who police described as “distressed” shot and killed himself at a Plano apartment complex Thursday afternoon, ending an hours-long negotiation by officers.
Police said they responded to a welfare check in the 6400 block of Ohio Drive regarding a person who called 911 in a “very distressed mode.”
According to police, the person was considered a suicidal threat and that the person also threatened to shoot responding officers.
Police said the person fired at least one shot at a patrol car, injuring an officer. Police said the officer’s injuries are minor.
Crisis negotiators also responded to the scene and a perimeter was set up in an effort to keep residents away from the area.
At around 3:30 p.m., police said the subject shot and killed himself. He has not yet been identified.
— Plano Police (Texas) (@PlanoPoliceDept) December 10, 2020
Police did not release further details on the incident or what led them to respond to the scene.
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