- Associated Press - Monday, March 14, 2016

ADDISON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old from Dallas has been killed and another person is hospitalized after a shooting at a gas station involving an off-duty suburban Dallas police officer.

Farmers Branch police officer Ken Johnson shot and killed Jose Raul Cruz sometime after 7 p.m. Sunday.

The shooting occurred at a Shell gas station in Addison, another Dallas suburb adjacent to Farmers Branch. Addison spokesman Dan Reed says the preliminary investigation suggests Johnson saw two suspects burglarizing a vehicle and pursued them.

Reed declined to say whether Cruz or the other suspect was armed.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office said Cruz died at the scene. The other person wounded was taken to a Dallas hospital.



Johnson is on paid administrative leave pending investigations by Farmers Branch and Addison police.

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