DPS: Troopers fatally shot driver who pulled gun in Dallas
DALLAS (AP) - The Texas Department of Public Safety says troopers fatally shot a driver who pulled a handgun on them after fleeing a traffic stop in Dallas.
DPS says two troopers tried to stop the driver for a traffic violation on Saturday night but the driver fled. DPS says that about five minutes later, the driver pulled into a residential driveway.
DPS says the driver, who was alone in the vehicle, then pulled a handgun on the troopers as they approached. The troopers opened fire, striking the driver, who died at the hospital. The driver's handgun was recovered at the scene.
The troopers were not injured.
DPS says the Dallas County district attorney's office and the Texas Rangers are investigating.
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