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    3 dead, Dallas officer shot on I-35E. Citizen kills shooter

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    A man was shot and killed after shooting a Dallas police officer early Sunday, according to an NBC5 report.

    Two other people were killed in the incident near downtown Dallas, according to the report.

    According to a Dallas police spokesman, at 2:15 a.m. two officers reponded to what they thought was a shooting, an accident, or both on southbound I-35E in front of Reunion Arena.

    They found two people sprawled on the freeway in front of a car, and each officer went to help one of the wounded, said Lt. Vernon Hale. One of the officers was then shot by a man sitting in the driver's seat of the car, he said.

    The shooter was himself shot and killed by another person, Hale said. Neither officer fired a shot, he said.

    The officer, a 17-year veteran, is in serious condition at Methodist hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, NBC5 reported.

    The I-35E service road is shut down between Oak Lawn Ave. and Colorado Blvd. while officers investigate the incident.

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    Best wishes to the officer for a quick and full recovery.

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    thoughts and prayers enroute for a full recovery.

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    Hoping for a good quick recovery for the officer, very glad to hear that one of our citizens stepped up to bat and knocked it out of the park...before things got worse..
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    Prayers for a quick recovery for the officer.
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    Now they're saying that Cpl. Poston may loose his eye from the shotgun pellets. Hoping that's not true and he recovers completely

    Although one of the citizens returned fire at the gunman who shot the officer, the gunman probably killed himself, but they're still not 100% sure.

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    The suspect, Nick A. Salinas, 20, of Cedar Hill, killed himself with the shotgun used in the shootings, authorities said.

    One of those killed was part of a group of four who saw what they believed was an accident before officers arrived and turned around to help. Someone in the group returned fire when the shooting began, Hale said.
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    Nice try anyway.
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    "When I'm driving along and I see a sign that says, CAUTION: SMALL CHILDREN AHEAD,
    I slow down, and then it occurs to me, I'm not afraid of small children"!

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    I hope he makes a full recovery.

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    I hope the Officer shot makes a quick and full recovery. Sounds like a strange situation...
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