Mayor: Dallas police officer dies day after shooting

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Dallas Police officers wait outside the entrance of the emergency room at Presbyterian Hospital, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Dallas, following a shooting at an area Home Depot where two police officers and a civilian were shot. The officers were critically wounded in the shooting, according to officials. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

DALLAS (AP) –  The mayor of Dallas says a police officer has died a day after a shooting that also wounded another officer and a home improvement store employee.

Mayor Mike Rawlings announced at a city council meeting Wednesday that officer Rogelio Santander succumbed to his wounds at a Dallas hospital. Santander had been with the police force for three years.

Another officer, Crystal Almeida, is in critical condition, as is a loss-prevention officer for Home Depot who also was shot Tuesday.

Authorities have identified the suspected gunman as 29-year-old Armando Juarez, who was apprehended hours later following a police chase.

Juarez is being held at the Dallas County jail on a bond in excess of $1 million. The charges against him include aggravated assault on a public servant.

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