A Richardson police officer died Wednesday after he was shot while responding to a disturbance call, according to a report by WFAA.
Police were negotiating with the suspected shooter who had barricaded himself inside an apartment complex, the WFAA story said.
The officer was responding to a disturbance call about 7:30 p.m. at the Breckinridge Point Apartment complex near E. Renner and North Star roads when he was wounded, the WFAA story said.
According to published reports, the officer was shot in the neck. A resident also was reported wounded but was not taken to the hospital, published reports state.
Police were urging the public to avoid the area, according to WFAA reporting.
Police say they have the suspected shooter isolated at the apartment complex and are negotiating with him using a robot, a Fox4News.com story said.
The officer was taken to Medical City Plano for treatment, where a number of police have gathered, according to reporting by Fox 4. Residents at the apartment complex have been instructed to shelter in place, as gunfire was heard hours after the shooting, the Fox 4 story said.