State trooper fires shots at suspect in Mesquite

A traffic stop in Mesquite ended with a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper firing shots at a suspect.

It happened Sunday evening near a motel at Highway 80 and Big Town Boulevard. 

The trooper tried to make a traffic stop and the situation escalated. He reportedly fired his weapon, but no one was hit.

The driver took off and still has not been arrested.


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