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Texas Man Shoots Woman, Accidentally Kills Himself With Same Bullet

Dallas, TX – A Texas man was killed on Saturday morning after he shot a woman in the neck and the bullet went through her and struck him in the leg.

The incident occurred at about 11:39 a.m. on July 30 at an apartment in the 2200-block of Medical District near Bengal Street, KDFW reported.

Dallas police said in a statement that officers responded to the residence after receiving a report of a shooting.

But when officers arrived on the scene at 11:40 a.m., there was nobody there, NBC News reported.

Responding officers found “a large amount of blood and a blood trail in front of an apartment,” according to the Dallas Police Department’s (DPD) statement.

Shortly thereafter, police received a call from a nearby hospital that two people suffering from gunshot wounds had been found in a vehicle in the parking lot, KDFW reported.

Officers responded to the scene and determined the people in the parking lot were the same suspects from the shooting on Medical District.

Police believe that 26-year-old Byron Redmon shot the female victim in the neck, NBC News reported.

Investigators said that after Redmon fired his weapon at the woman and that the “bullet then exited and hit Redmon in the leg,” according to the police department’s statement.

Police officials said that Redmon died at the hospital from the self-inflicted gunshot wound to his leg, NBC News reported.

Authorities have not released any information about the identity of Redmon’s female victim, nor have they released any details about her medical condition.

Dallas police said the investigation into the incident was ongoing, NBC News reported.

Written by
Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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