Texas officer shot and killed, suspect in custody

(KTVT photo from scene)
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RICHARDSON, Texas (KWTX) The Richardson Police Department confirmed an officer and a civilian were shot Wednesday night and the gunman has been taken into custody.

The incident happened near Renner Road and North Star Road at a large apartment complex around 7 p.m.

A police spokesman said the 37-year-old officer was taken to Medical City Plano where they later died. The condition of the civilian isn't known, but Dallas news stations report that a second body was recovered at the scene.

“I believe an officer was shot in the neck,” said a Lyft driver who dropped off her customer at the scene.

Police said the officer was checking a report of a man screaming at the apartment complex.

Meanwhile, the spokesman said police had the apartment covered from which the gunman fired from until he was taken into custody around 11:45 p.m.

This is a developing story. Updates are to be expected.