LP & Two Cops Shot
Suspect Arrested After High-Speed Chase
Dallas, TX: 2 Dallas Police Officers and a Home Depot Loss Prevention Agent In
Critical Condition After Being Shot outside Home Depot
say Armando Juarez was being escorted out of a Home Depot store Tuesday
afternoon when he opened fire, shooting two police officers and a civilian
loss prevention officer. The two officers were responding to a call by an
off-duty officer to assist in an arrest at the store late Tuesday afternoon,
Dallas Police Chief Renée Hall told reporters in a news conference. Hall did not
disclose details of the shooting, but said that the gunman had fled the scene.
Fire Dallas Rescue took the injured officers to Texas Health Presbyterian
Hospital. Hall said at a later news conference, that the two officers and the
Home Depot loss prevention officer were out of surgery. She did not provide
specifics on their conditions but asked for “continued prayers for them and
their families.” The Dallas Police Department’s helicopter unit said that, after
a “lengthy car chase,” a suspect was arrested in connection with the shooting
about 9 p.m.
Editor's Note: If they were in fact escorting him out of the store and
assisting in an arrest, why wasn't the suspect searched and handcuffed? None of
the articles at this time answer these questions.
Armando Juarez is facing multiple counts of aggravated assault on a police
He had an outstanding warrant for felony theft (stolen vehicle) as well. A
female who was also inside the truck with Juarez was also taken into custody.
One officer "fighting for his life"
Civilian LP officer, other cop remain in critical condition
A five-hour hunt for the gunman who shot two Dallas police officers and a
Home Depot employee Tuesday ended with a high-speed chase through the city.
Dallas police announced early Wednesday that the three victims remained in
Michael Mata, president of the Dallas Police Association, described one of the
officers as gravely wounded — "fighting for his life."
Police have identified the wounded officers as Crystal Almeida and Rogelio
Santander, who were both assigned to the Northeast Division. The third
victim, a Home Depot loss-prevention officer, has not been named.
Editor's Note: The Daily reached out to the Dallas Police Department
and they notified us that no information can be released at this time regarding
the HD Loss Prevention Employee.
Stay tuned to today's Daily
for any updates as this story continues to develop.