An armed man who broke into an Apple store in Dallas, Texas, was shot dead by a security guard early Tuesday morning.
Around 2:30 AM October 8, the suspect attempted to break in to the Apple store on the 3100 block of Knox Street near McKinney Avenue. Police said a witness stated he was wearing full body armor and was armed with an assault rifle. The suspect, described as an adult black male was taken to Baylor Medical Center, where he subsequently died. The Dallas Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation.
Apple has since released the following statement:
“Our teams are working closely with local Dallas Authorities regarding an incident at our Knox Street Store. At about 2:30 AM today, an armed man entered the back of the store while construction was underway and an altercation ensued with an on-duty contract security officer. The loss of life is a tragedy and we are grateful that no one else was involved. Apple cares deeply about the safety of our customers and employees and we are committed to providing a secure environment for all who enter our stores.” The Knox Street store location remained closed Tuesday… CBS21 DFW News