1 Hospitalized After Shooting Inside Plano Police Department

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Plano officers changeable and wounded a antheral who fired toward radical successful the lobby of the Plano Police Department office Sunday afternoon, constabulary say.

The antheral walked into constabulary headquarters, successful the 900 artifact of 14th Street, astatine astir 12:15 p.m. wearing a disguise and "behaving erratically," Plano constabulary said.

Police said the antheral walked into the lobby doubly and the 2nd clip fired a handgun astatine a civilian constabulary worker who was helping a visitor.

After the worker and visitant took cover, 2 officers responded, shooting and hitting the antheral with the handgun, constabulary said.

He was taken to a section infirmary by Plano Fire-Rescue successful an chartless condition, constabulary said.

Police said nary 1 other was injured successful the shooting.

"What could person been a horrific calamity was avoided, acknowledgment to the swift and effectual enactment of our Plano constabulary officers. Chief (Ed) Drain reports a antheral walked into our constabulary office gathering and fired a handgun," Plano Mayor John Muns said successful a statement. "I applaud the effect of the officers who responded who stopped a unsafe concern from taking a deadly turn. that could person taken a crook for the worse, if not for their response."

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