Burleson Police Officer Shot ‘Multiple’ Times During Traffic Stop


BURLESON (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials with the Burleson Police Department have confirmed that an officer was shot Wednesday morning.

According to authorities, it was around 4:15 a.m. on April 14 when an officer made a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Hillside Drive.

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Officials didn’t give many details, but said it was during that stop that the officer, whose name has not been released, was shot “multiple” times.

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The officer was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. His condition is unknown.

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* This is a breaking news story and will be updated as ore information becomes available.

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth