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1 Injured in Shooting Involving Mesquite Police Officer

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    1 Injured in Shooting Involving Mesquite Police Officer
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    The scene of an officer-involved shooting in the 6000 block of Lovett Avenue in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.

    One person was injured in a shooting involving a Mesquite police officer after a car chase ended in Dallas Saturday afternoon, police say.

    The shooting happened at about 3:48 p.m. Saturday in the 6000 block of Lovett Avenue, according to the Dallas Police Department.

    Police said Mesquite police were chasing a reported stolen vehicle, when the driver crossed into Dallas city limits. The driver then fled the vehicle on foot and officers chased them into the backyard of a residence on Lovett Avenue.

    Officers saw the driver with a handgun and at least one Mesquite officer fired a shot, according to Dallas police.

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    The driver was struck and and transported to Baylor University Medical Center in stable condition, police said.

    No officers were injured and police recovered a gun.

    Dallas police officers did not fire their guns.

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