One man is fatally shot by Arlington police officer after pointing gun at him on a traffic stop
Arlington, Texas – Man gets fatally shot during a traffic stop just after he pulled a gun to the officer, police confirm.
The police officer performed a traffic stop when driver pulled and pointed a gun to the officer. Arlington police officer shot him do death.
In a tweet, police said “no officers or innocent citizens were injured.” The man was wanted on multiple. felony offenses.
Police were conducting a traffic stop in the 1700 block of East Pioneer Parkway when they tried to an arrest the man wanted on multiple serious felonies.
“I am grateful that no officers or innocent community members were injured by the unfortunate decisions that this suspect made today by pointing a gun at one of our officers,” said Al Jones, Chief of Police.