Police officer in Richardson shot in the neck
RICHARDSON, Texas —
A Richardson police officer and a civilian were shot Wednesday night at an apartment complex, according to our partner station in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, KDFW.
Police responded to calls about a disturbance at the Breckinridge Point Apartments on East Renner Road around 7:30 p.m. Officers found one person shot at the scene. When they arrived, the gunman opened fire and hit one officer. Both victims were taken to the hospital in an unknown condition.
Police say they have the gunman pinned down at the apartment complex as he continues to fire randomly. They are using a robot to try to negotiate with him.
The public is asked to avoid the area since it is not secure.
Officers have gathered at Medical City Plano, where the injured officer was taken. Police have not released an update on his condition.
Stay tuned to KTXS News for further details on this developing story.