Midlothian officers shoot armed man Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Midlothian on March 11, 2017 by Publisher Photo courtesy Midlothian P MIDLOTHIAN — Midlothian officers shot an armed man during a domestic disturbance call shortly after 3:30 p.m. today.According to a statement issued by the Midlothian Police Department:"Shortly after 3:30 p.m. this afternoon, Midlothian Police Officers responded to a reported domestic disturbance in the 5200 block of Charisma Dr.According to witnesses, arriving officers were confronted by an armed man when they arrived. Despite the officers’ demands to drop the gun, the man instead turned toward an officer and presented a deadly threat.The man was subsequently shot by one of the officers. Midlothian EMS were on scene at the time of the shooting and immediately began to render aid to the man, who was transported from the scene and taken to a nearby hospital. His status is unknown.This investigation is in the early stages and we have requested the assistance of the Texas Rangers. At this time, we are not releasing the names of the people involved, including the officers.Our thoughts and prayers go out to those effected as well as their families. More information will be released as the investigation progresses." You may also be interested in readingUPDATED: Walmart parking lot shooting suspect in custodyMajor accident on Hwy 67 sends three to hospitalPresident finally orders flags at half-staff to honor Chattanooga victimsAlleged gunman in critical condition after Ennis officer opens fireHeroes of Midlothian Foundation honorsMidlothian, Palmer and Waxahachie ISDs announce makeup daysMidlothian police seeking clues in murder of motherAll clear after bomb threat at WalmartStatement from Ellis County Sheriff regarding murder of Dallas officersCOLUMN: Asking for a moment of prayer ← Sheriff pleads guilty and resignsNew County Sheriff’s current actions and past under question → You must log in to post a comment.