A Mesquite, TX, officer responding to a disturbance was critically wounded after he was shot in the chest outside an Albertson’s grocery store in Mesquite.
“During the course of the investigation, an officer was shot and a male suspect was also shot,” police said in a statement.
Officials confirmed the officer and the suspect were both taken to the hospital in critical condition, CBSDFW reports.
The shooting happened around 1:40 p.m. during a traffic stop.
Witnesses told WFAA they heard around four to six gunshots,