Texas police in a confrontation with a suspected cop killer after earlier shooting

Richardson police to weigh, while you are responding to a report of a disturbance on the call.

(Richardson, Texas Police Department)

A Texas police officer was fatally shot Wednesday while responding to a disturbance call in an apartment complex in the city of Richardson which is just south of Plano.

The suspected shooter has been cornered on the Breckinridge Point apartment complex and the police were negotiating his surrender, according to the Dallas Morning News.

We confirm that we have lost one of our own. Our driver died. We are not identifying him at this time. We ask for your prayers during this tragedy. Thank you.

— Richardson Police (@RichardsonTX_PD) February 8, 2018

Officers who were on the way, reportedly, the implementation of gas cylinders in an attempt to force the suspect out.

The Richardson Police Department will not immediately identify the officer’s name as authorities to notify the officer’s family.

A citizen, whose condition is unknown, was also injured in the shooting, police said.

Officers, in the meantime, collected, in Plano, Medical City, where the officer was made, according to Fox 4 News.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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