Duncanville police shoot man after he 'made aggressive movements with his hand in a bag,' officials say

Written by WFAA Staff WFAA Staff
Created: 01 May 2019 01 May 2019

Duncanville, TX - A man is in stable condition Tuesday with non-life-threatening injuries at Methodist Dallas Medical Center after being shot by Duncanville police officers Tuesday, the Dallas County Sheriff's Office said.

Duncanville police were called to a suspicious persons call around 1:13 p.m. in the 600 block of North Clark Road in Duncanville, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.shoot

When officers arrived to the scene, they found a man with a bag. Officers approached the man and told him to put his hands up. The man refused to comply with officers' requests and kept saying he had warrants out for his arrest and wasn't going to jail, according to the sheriff's office.

Police said the man started looking for something in his bag, continuing to ignore officers' commands for the man to show his hands. 

Officers shot the man after he "[made] aggressive movements with his hand in the bag," officials said.

Duncanville police officers administered first aid and took the man to Methodist Dallas Medical Center, where he remains in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation because it is an officer-involved shooting. 

Source: WFAA