Dallas Police searching for gunman who shot an officer
Dallas, Texas (NBC) — Dallas Police are searching for a gunman who shot an officer Saturday afternoon.
Police believe the shooter is Rakeem Perkins, 20, he is suspected of opening fire on two officers who were responding to a neighborhood disturbance.
Officer Joshua Burns was shot in the shoulder and leg during an exchange of gunfire.
Dallas Police and SWAT units surrounded a housing complex near the scene of the shooting, but Perkins was not there.
Authorities say Officer Burns is in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
He is a five-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department.