Scattered areas of rain & a few thunderstorms are moving across the Brazos Valley this afternoon. Later today & into the evening hours, while the coverage is expected to remain low (20%) -- should a thunderstorm develop, it could become severe. Large hail & damaging winds are the main concern -- however an isolated tornado threat cannot be ignored. Strong thunderstorms are possible overnight & early Monday morning, as well (50%).
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) Two suburban Dallas police officers are wounded after shooting broke out during a standoff with a suspect.
Grand Prairie police confronted a man Wednesday afternoon after an overnight incident in which a person opened fire on a police officer. Police spokesman Lyle Gensler said that when officers approached the man, he immediately opened fire and fled toward a field. Two officers were wounded superficially.
Gensler says the man did not follow commands to give up his weapon and was walking toward a residential area when officers on scene decided to shoot and incapacitate him.
Gensler says the man was airlifted to a Dallas hospital, where his condition is unknown.
Police believe the same man opened fire in the overnight incident, but have not yet confirmed that.
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