No Fast Risk To The Public
Early this morning at 8:37 am, Flower Mound Police responded to 911 calls reporting an individual with a gun within the 3100 block of Skillern Highway.
The 911 callers acknowledged there was an grownup male pointing a firearm at folks in and round Put up Oak Park. Officers initially responded to the park space however had been then knowledgeable that the topic was outdoors Flower Mound Fireplace Station #7, which is situated at 2777 Skillern Rd.
Officers situated the topic as he was trying to enter the fireplace station.
When officers confronted the 42-year-old male, he turned and pointed the weapon on the officers. The officers fired on the suspect, however he was not struck by any gunfire. The officers had been in a position to tase the suspect and take him into custody with solely minor accidents. The suspect was transported to a neighborhood hospital for analysis.
Flower Mound detectives and the Texas Rangers are investigating the incident. That is an energetic investigation, and officers are nonetheless on scene. Whereas there isn’t a quick menace to the general public, there’s a heavy police presence within the space as a result of these ongoing investigations.
The suspect is going through a number of fees but to be decided. His title won’t be launched till he has been booked into jail.
No officers, firefighters, or residents had been significantly injured through the incident. We ask on your endurance as we work by a second critical incident in one week.
At the moment there’s nonetheless a police presence within the space as a result of ongoing investigation. Residents have additionally reported helicopters within the space this afternoon, these should not legislation enforcement plane.