Dallas paramedic shot, critically hurt: police
DALLAS — Authorities say a Dallas paramedic is in critical condition after being shot while responding to a shooting.
The city released a statement saying officers were responding to a shooting around 11:30 a.m. Monday when a Dallas Fire-Rescue EMT Unit was struck. Dallas police say the paramedic is hospitalized in critical condition. Authorities say the shooting occurred near the Dolphin Road Fire Training Academy east of downtown. Dozens of police vehicles swarmed the neighbourhood.
No details have been released.
The Dallas Police Association tweeted earlier Monday that officers responding to an active shooter were “pinned down” by gunfire.