CELINA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Celina said officers fatally shot an armed suspect Friday evening.
The suspect was identified Monday, August 2 as Luis Fernando Flores, 44, from McKinney,
Police said they were called to the 100 block of Alabama Street and located an armed suspect.
According to police, officers fired their weapons, leaving the suspect “incapacitated.” The suspect was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead.
The suspect’s identity and details surrounding the incident were not immediately released as the investigation continues.
“I am grateful to report that our officers who were involved were not injured. Those officers have been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of this investigation. As your Police Chief, I never want to have to report the death of anyone, including an armed suspect while I lead this department, and I regret having to do so today,” Celina Police Chief John Cullison said in a statement.
Police said the Texas Rangers are investigating the incident.