Veteran Dallas Police Officer Killed

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

A Dallas police officer has been shot and killed while he and other gang-unit officers were attempting to serve a warrant.

Police Chief David Kunkle said Sr. Cpl. Norman Smith died in the shooting. Smith had been in the gang unit for 14 years and would
have celebrated his 18th anniversary with the department Wednesday.

The shooting happened about 6 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex in southeast Dallas. Three people were taken into custody for questioning.

Kunkle said Smith was a "great, great police officer who was
well-known and respected."

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