Police Blotter: Man Drives Car Into Building

By Annie Potasznik
|  Monday, Aug 29, 2011  |  Updated 1:23 PM CDT
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Police Blotter: Man Drives Car Into Building

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Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Aug. 29, 2011.

Man Suffers Heart Attack While Driving
A man drove his car into the offices of Fort Worth dentist Gary N. Pointer Monday morning. Two of Pointer’s hygienists pulled the man from his car. They used an automated external defibrillator and administered CPR to the man in the office. He was taken to an area hospital. His condition is not yet known.
 
Search Continues for Two Gunmen
Dallas police are looking for two men who they said shot a man in his home. It happened in the 4200 block of Tolbert Street in Dallas. Police said they don’t have a motive for the shooting. The injured man is expected to recover.

Man Shot Three Times
Someone shot a man three times at a gas station on Buckner Boulevard in Dallas. Police said there was a crowd of people at the gas station who fled after shots rang out. The injured man was taken to the hospital. His condition is not yet known.

Bar Burns in Irving Fire
Firefighters responded to a fire early Monday morning at Los Collegas Food and Bar on West Irving Boulevard. The cause of the fire is not yet known and no one was hurt.

Man Robs Red Oak Prosperity Bank
Police in Red Oak are searching for a man they say robbed the Prosperity Bank near Interstate 35 and Ovilla Road Monday morning. According to police, the robber walked in and handed the teller a note demanding cash. The robber got away with an undisclosed amount of money. So far, a description of the robber has not been made available.

DFR Taps Out 3-Alarm House Fire
Dallas firefighters tapped out a 3-alarm house fire at about 10:30 a.m. after battling the fire for nearly two hours. The fire started at a home on the 7400 block of Axminster Court just after 8:30 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find a small amount of smoke coming from the two-story home, but upon closer inspection realized how bad the fire was inside. Firefighters were able to confine the fire to the attic and extinguish it before it could spread any further. There were no reported injuries from the fire. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but the homeowner believes the house was struck by lightning.

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