Updated Post May 15, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.
in this offense has been identified as Uvaldo Perez L/M/46. He is being
charged with Taking A Weapon from an Officer, Possession of Meth,
Possession of Marijuana, and Parole Violation. Mr. Perez remains
hospitalized at this time.
officer involved in this incident is Officer Amber Guyger, #10702. She
is assigned to the Southeast Crime Response Team (CRT) and has been on
the department for three years and six months.
Original Post May 12, 2017, @ 11:01 a.m.
May 12, 2017, at about 8:58 am, Dallas officers from the Crime Response
Team responded to the 8300 block of Reva Street after receiving
information from undercover officers that a wanted female was at the
the uniformed officers arrived, they observed the female they believed
to be wanted sitting in the front passenger seat of a vehicle with a
male sitting in the front driver seat and another male sitting in the
back seat. While
officers were attempting to identify the female passenger, the male
passenger sitting in the rear seat exited the vehicle after being told
repeatedly by officers to remain seated. The male suspect then engaged in a physical confrontation with the officers. The
suspect was able to gain control of one of the officer’s taser causing
an officer to draw their firearm and shoot the suspect. The suspect was transported to an area hospital where he is listed in stable condition. There were no officers injured. This incident will be documented on case number 106261-2017.