Two Dallas Police officers were shot Thursday morning while responding to a shooting call, according to the chief of the Dallas Police Department.
The officers responded to a shooting call around 11 a.m. near North Henderson Avenue in Old East Dallas, where police say the suspect threatened to harm his wife, according to KXAS-TV.
A Special Weapons and Tactics team was dispatched and police asked people to stay away from the area.
There is an active police scene in the 5300 block of Bonita Avenue. SWAT is enroute and we asking everyone to stay away from the area. @DPDChiefGarcia
— Dallas Police Dept (@DallasPD) February 18, 2021
Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia said two of his officers were shot and asked the community for prayers.
“We’ve had two officers shot responding