In Texas, a police officer was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call in Richardson, Texas.
“We are confirming that we have lost one of our own,” the police department posted on its verified Twitter account. “Our officer is deceased. We are not identifying him at this time. We ask for your prayers during this tragedy. Thank you.”
A suspect fired his weapon, striking the officer, said Sgt. Kevin Perlich with the Richardson Police Internal Affairs and Media Relations Unit.
The unidentified officer died about an hour later.