An officer-involved shooting prompted a lockdown Friday afternoon at Dallas Love Field Airport.
A police officer shot a man who had been involved in a domestic dispute with a woman outside the airport. The officer acted in self-defense after the man threatened him with a large rock, a Dallas police spokesman said.
No officers weer injured.
Video posted on Instagram shows officers responding before 12:30 p.m. with their guns drawn. Several shots could be heard as authorities yelled for someone to stay down. At least nine shots were heard in the video as travelers scurried away or stood by in confusion.
A police spokesman said he believed the wounded suspect was conscious when he was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital. His name has not been released.
The woman he was fighting with was not hurt. Her name has not been released. Police said the man was the father of the woman’s children.
The man who was wounded had been throwing large landscaping stones at a car as he fought with the woman, police said. When an officer tried to stop the altercation, the man came at him, brandishing one of the rocks.
Police said the officer tried to move away from the suspect, but the man continued to move toward him with the rock.
Witnesses said a man was throwing large rocks at a car before the shooting occurrd. ((Tom Fox/Dallas Morning News)