KXAN – DALLAS, Texas (KXAN) — A police officer fired several shots at a man that ran at him at Dallas Love Field Friday afternoon. A bystander captured the incident in an Instagram video.
The incident began around noon. A video posted to Instagram by flashy films shows the officer with a gun in the baggage claim area. You can hear him screaming at someone off-screen to ‘stay down.'
Authorities said the incident began as a domestic disturbance between a woman and a man believed to be her children's father. He was believed to be attacking her with a rock. It is not believed the children were present.
A nearby officer intervened and was rushed by the man. The officer began firing, hitting the man. His condition is unknown but he was conscious as he was transported from the scene.
The officer is being placed on administrative leave as the investigation unfolds.
WARNING: Graphic video below