Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot In Northeast Dallas

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) –  An off-duty Dallas Police officer working security was stabbed and a suspect shot after a confrontation at a Northeast Dallas Walmart late Monday.

It happened just before midnight at on Retail Road.  That’s near Northwest Highway and Skillman Street.

Police said the officer confronted a man accused of shoplifting.

The suspect stabbed the officer in the left hand, and the officer pulled out his weapon and fired on the suspect, hitting him in the leg.

The suspect was taken to nearby Presbyterian Hospital in stable condition. The officer was transported Baylor Hospital and will be OK.

Crime scene detectives were working the scene into the early morning hours Tuesday.

The names of those involved have not been released.

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