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Dallas police chief's son suspected of killing cop

This undated photo provided Monday, June 21, 2010 by the Lancaster, Texas, Police Department shows Officer Craig Shaw. Shaw, 37, and two other men were shot and killed after a shootout at an apartment building in a Dallas suburb Sunday, June 20, 2010. This undated photo provided Monday, June 21, 2010 by the Lancaster, Texas, Police Department shows Officer Craig Shaw. Shaw, 37, and two other men were shot and killed after a shootout at an apartment building in a Dallas suburb Sunday, June 20, 2010.
By JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

LANCASTER, Texas – Investigators in Texas say the 27-year-old son of Dallas Police Chief David Brown is believed to have been the shooter in the death of a suburban police officer and another man.

Dallas County Sheriff's Deputy Lupe Valez says David Brown Jr. appears to have shot 23-year-old Jeremy McMillan and then Officer Craig Shaw when he and others responded to a call of shots fired Sunday night.

The officers returned fire, and Brown was killed.

Lancaster Police Chief Keith Humphrey has said Shaw was the first officer killed in the line of duty in the small city about 15 miles south of Dallas.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

LANCASTER, Texas (AP) — Investigators in Texas say the 27-year-old son of Dallas Police Chief David Brown is believed to have been the shooter in the death of a suburban police officer and another man.

Dallas County Sheriff's Deputy Lupe Valez says David Brown Jr. appears to have shot 23-year-old Jeremy McMillan and then Officer Craig Shaw when he and others responded to a call of shots fired Sunday night.

The officers returned fire, and Brown was killed.

Lancaster Police Chief Keith Humphrey has said Shaw was the first officer killed in the line of duty in the small city about 15 miles south of Dallas.

 

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