On May 6th, 2023, at around 3:05 AM Dallas Police responded to Robert B. Cullum Boulevard and Second Avenue for a disturbance call for an active shooter on foot.
The preliminary investigation determined when officers Officers Jesse Custer, Grant Sabatino, and Daniel Lopez arrived, they were told the suspect, 53-year-old Kris Green pointed a gun at someone and was firing the gun outside of a business.
Officers found the suspect at the scene and started issuing commands to Green.
Green started yelling incoherently at the officers and walking away from them.
Green then fired a single shot into the air.
After firing, Green tucked the gun under his arm and started to walk toward Second Avenue.
Officers continued to issue verbal commands to Green to put the gun down and to not reach for the gun.
The suspect walked to the intersection of RB Cullum and Second Avenue., toward an occupied vehicle stopped at the traffic signal at the intersection.
Officers continued to issue verbal commands to drop the gun and surrender.
Green continued to walk from officers and an officer can be heard on body-worn camera saying the suspect, quote, “is reaching for it”.
The officers fired at the suspect, hitting him in the lower body.
Green was taken into custody and Officers administered first aid.
He was taken to a local hospital where he was last listed in stable condition.
Green’s weapon was recovered at the scene.
Green will be/is charged with Deadly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Discharge of a Firearm in Certain Municipalities.
The investigation is ongoing and is being investigated by the Dallas Police Special Investigations Unit.
The Dallas County District Attorney’s office was notified and responded to the scene and will conduct their own investigation.
The Office of Community Police Oversight was notified and responded to the scene.
The critical incident video can be found here: https://youtu.be/3qKdEdbzkj4