McKinney police said officers shot and killed a man who had allegedly opened fire on them at an apartment complex Wednesday night. [[329064311,C]]
Police responded to the Cliffs of Eldorado apartments in the 1300 block of Eldorado Parkway just after 8 p.m., where they said a man was holding a woman and child against their will in a white Dodge van.
When officers attempted to take the man into custody, a struggle ensued. McKinney police officer Sabrina Boston said the man pulled out a handgun and shot at officers. The officers returned fire, striking the man several times.
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“It happened very quickly," Boston said.
No officers were injured in the exchange. The woman and child were also unharmed.
Neighbors reported hearing eight to 10 gunshots.
"I heard a little girl, who was 4 or 5 years old, and she started screaming like bloody murder," neighbor Alec Navarette said. "It was only a second or two and then I heard shots."
Further information, including the man's identity, has not been released.
The Texas Rangers will investigate the shooting.
NBC 5's Katy Blakey contributed to this report.