Two Rookie Dallas Police Officers Shot While Serving Warrant

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Two police officers and one civilian were critically wounded during a shooting at a Dallas, Texas, Home Depot store Tuesday.

Both officers were rookies and reportedly had been assisting an off-duty security guard serve a warrant to the suspect, who is still at large, ABC affiliate WFAA reported.

The other civilian may have been a security guard, but his condition was unknown.

Police identified the suspect as 29-year-old Armando Juarez, who may be armed with two handguns. Juarez allegedly pulled a gun when confronted at the store, reportedly shooting the male officer in the back of the head and the female officer in the face, according to CBS.

Juarez may have gotten into a white Ford pickup truck to flee the scene. Police called in SWAT teams and tracking dogs to search a nearby stream bed.

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