Dallas Paramedic Shot, Active Shooter On The Run
The incident happened MondayScene
[UPDATE] 6:00 p.m. EST – From the city of Dallas:
The EMT paramedic is out of surgery, remains in ICU but may have to undergo additional surgeries. A Dallas resident who was wounded during the incident is also in ICU.
Dallas Police Department sent a robot into the residence where it was determined two individuals inside the house were deceased. One is believed to be the suspect. The deceased have not yet been identified.
There is still a small area that remains closed while the investigation continues. We will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.
[UPDATE] 3:15 p.m. EST – The city of Dallas released an update.
“DFR arrived on the scene where a civilian had been shot and immediately began treatment. During this time, the suspect, approached the area then opened fire, ultimately a EMT paramedic was wounded. Observing the condition of the EMT paramedic, DPD transported him to Baylor Hospital where he remains in critical, but stable condition. DPD SWAT is searching for the suspect who they believe is still in the vicinity.”
[UPDATE] 2:30 p.m. EST – The city of Dallas reported that the wounded paramedic is in critical condition.
On Monday, Dallas police confirmed that a Fire Rescue Paramedic was shot by an active shooter who is now on the run. The suspect is reportedly a black male with a rifle. The paramedic is receiving treatment at a local hospital. Their status is unknown.
This is a breaking story we will continue to provide updates.