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2 Dallas Officers Shot, 2 People Found Dead After Hours-Long Standoff

February 18, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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An hours-long standoff in the Knox-Henderson area of Dallas ended with two officers shot and a suspect found dead, according to police.

DALLAS (CBSDFW. COM) – An hours-long standoff in the Knox-Henderson area of Dallas ended with two officers shot and two people found dead, according to police.

When two officers arrived, they were met by gunfire, Chief Eddie Garcia said. READ MORE: Federal Government Declares Public Health Emergency For State Of Texas Following Winter StormsThey were transported to the hospital as more officers went to the scene.

We’ve had two officers shot responding to a shooting call, prayers up please!

Garcia said the two officers are currently stable at the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sources tell CBS 11 News the officers were both injured in the lower half of their bodies, possibly leg areas.

According to police, SWAT officers eventually made their way into the home, where they found a man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

An unidentified female was also found dead inside from an apparent gunshot wound. READ MORE: Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Says He Feels 'Betrayed' By Those Responsible For Power Failures

SWAT officers have entered a home in the uptown section of Dallas where a man who barricaded himself inside was found dead, believed to be from a self inflicted gunshot.

It ends a nearly 3 hour standoff after the suspect shot and wounded 2 DPD officers responding to a shooting

The deceased man is believed to be the suspect who fired upon the officers.

There were no shots fired by officers anytime during this incident.

This remains an active and on-going investigation. MORE NEWS: Hospital Staff Help Young Texas Cancer Patient Build Real Snowman InsideGarcia applauded Dallas Fire-Rescue as they provided cover while the two injured officers were taken to safety, he said.

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