DPD: Student Shot During Fight at Cole Park

Dallas police say a high school student was shot in the leg during a fight that broke out with a group of five other students shortly before 5 p.m. Jan. 12 in Cole Park.

Police say the student who was shot was walking home from school when he was approached by the other students, the fight broke out, one of them pulled a gun, and shot.

The student who was shot was taken to a local hospital in stable condition. The other five students involved ran off and aren’t in custody as of the afternoon of Jan. 14, authorities say. 

We’ll update this post as more information becomes available.

Rachel Snyder

Rachel Snyder, deputy editor at People Newspapers, joined the staff in 2019, returning to her native Dallas-Fort Worth after starting her career at community newspapers in Oklahoma. One of her stories won first place in its category in the Oklahoma Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in 2018. She’s a fan of puns and community journalism, not necessarily in that order. You can reach her at [email protected]

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