CEDAR HILL — A female officer was critically burned and two others injured after a man set himself on fire in the parking lot of a Cedar Hill shopping center Wednesday afternoon.
According to witnesses, the suspect was shot by officers as he fled across the lot after he set himself ablaze inside a Wingstop. He was transported by ground ambulance to a nearby hospital in unknown condition.
A police spokesman said three officers in all were injured. The critically injured officer was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital by air ambulance and the conditions of the others were not disclosed.