9 dead, including suspect, after shooting at Dallas football gathering

Published on Monday, 11 September 2017 21:15
Written by The Associated Press

PLANO, Texas (AP) - Nine people, including a suspect who was fatally shot by an officer, have died after a man opened fire during a gathering to watch football at a suburban Dallas home, police said Monday.

Plano police Chief Gregory W. Rushin said at a Monday afternoon news conference that one of two people hospitalized after the Sunday night shooting had died.

An officer responding to a report of shots fired at about 8 p.m. confronted the suspected shooter and opened fire, killing the suspect. Police then found the nine gunshot victims - seven were dead and two were taken to the hospital.

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Monday, 11 September 2017 21:15. Updated: Monday, 11 September 2017 21:17.