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Top Stories: Dallas Officer Shooting Update; Homeless In The Health Care System

Apr 25, 2018

The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Authorities say two Dallas police officers are in critical condition after they were shot while trying to remove a man from a Home Depot in Northeast Dallas Tuesday.

Officers Crystal Almeida and Rogelio Santander are three-year veterans of the force. A Home Depot employee — also shot Tuesday — is in critical condition.

Suspect Armando Juarez faces two assault charges and two previous felony theft warrants. 

Other stories this morning:

  • The Dallas City Council's scheduled to vote Wednesday on the future of the city’s Confederate landmarks and memorials.
  • A recent report from the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance shows the city’s homeless population is getting older — and sicker.

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