Man shot by police at Love Field airport in Dallas

By REUTERS
June 10, 2016 21:38

 
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 Police shot a man who charged at them yelling "shoot me" at Love Field airport in Dallas on Friday, and the man was taken to an area hospital, witnesses told local TV broadcaster WFAA.

The shooting near baggage claim at the airport a few miles form central Dallas prompted an evacuation and temporary lockdown.

Five shots could be heard on a video played on the Fox 4 Dallas TV station, followed by a volley of several more. Shouts of "get down" were heard and an officer with a pistol could be seen.

Multiple witnesses told WFAA the man told officer "shoot me, I dare you."

The man was taken away in an ambulance and his condition was not immediately known. A Dallas police union said in a tweet the man was in "OK condition."

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