OAK RIDGE, Texas — Two off-duty City of Oak Ridge Police Department officers working security at a Dallas apartment complex were uninjured after responding to a shooting disturbance, being rammed by a suspect's vehicle, and subsequent officer-involved shooting.
Earlier today, at approximately 3:05 p.m., Dallas police say two groups were engaged in a disturbance amongst themselves outside of an apartment complex at 9350 Skillman Street when the disturbance escalated to gunfire.
One group entered a vehicle and sped off to flee the scene of the shooting.
The two off-duty and uniformed Oak Ridge police officers were working security at the apartment complex and were made aware of the disturbance. As the officers responded to the disturbance, the fleeing vehicle rammed into the officer's marked patrol vehicle, according to Dallas police.
"One of the officers discharged his duty weapon, striking the suspect vehicle," read a statement from the Dallas Police Department.
The suspect vehicle wrecked out and the driver fled the scene on foot. He remains at large. The male passenger of the vehicle surrendered and was taken into custody.
At this time, Dallas police say there were no reported injuries.
The Dallas Police Department's Special Investigations Unit is investigating the incident.
The City of Oak Ridge Police Department was established in November 2017 with three reserve officers and, in June 2018, transitioned to a full-time, paid department. The City of Oak Ridge is located along State Highway 34 in between Terrell and Kaufman.