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Arlington police investigating fatal officer-involved shooting on Sunday night

The officers involved in the incident have been placed on paid administrative leave, police said

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The Arlington Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead on Sunday night.

According to police, at approximately 10:34 p.m., officers responded to Red Kane Park, located in the 6500 block of South Cooper Street, to investigate a reported domestic disturbance between a 42-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman who were previously in a relationship.

Police said when officers arrived at the park and began exiting their patrol vehicles, the man displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots at the woman, striking her.

Three officers then immediately fired their service weapons at the man, striking him, police said.

According to police, the officers rendered first aid to both the man and the woman until paramedics arrived. Both were transported to area hospitals.

Police said the man was later pronounced dead from his injuries. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office later identified the man as Shannon Boyd of Irving.

The woman is currently listed in critical condition, police said.

According to police, no officers were injured during the incident.

The Arlington Police Department held a news conference regarding an officer-involved shooting that left one person dead on Sunday night.

Police said there are currently two investigations taking place as is standard procedure anytime an officer fires their service weapon.

A criminal investigation led by the APD Homicide Unit that will determine if any criminal offenses were committed, and an administrative investigation led by the APD Internal Affairs Unit will determine whether officers followed department policies and procedures during the incident, Arlington police said.

According to the Arlington Police Department, the officers involved in the incident have been placed on paid administrative leave.

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