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February 16, 2013

RPD identifies suspect as Anthony Lewis, ex-boyfriend of female victim

Female victim died from wounds, police say

Greenville — The Rockwall Police Department released the following statement Saturday night:

On February 16, 2013 at approximately 7:53pm the Rockwall Police Department received a report of a shooting at The Harbor, located in the 2000 Block of Summer Lee. Upon arrival, responding officers found two victims, a male and a female, who had been shot multiple times. The suspect fled the scene but was identified as the ex-boyfriend of the female victim.

At approximately 8:22pm Garland Police Department located the suspect’s vehicle in their city and a pursuit ensued when their officers attempted to stop him. The suspect fled east on IH30 into the City of Rockwall

where officers from the Rockwall Police Department and Rockwall Sheriffs Department joined in the pursuit. The pursuit ended in Greenville, Texas when the suspect’s vehicle suffered mechanical problems after being spiked and ramming a Texas Department of Public Safety vehicle.

The suspect then exited his vehicle, pointed a handgun at the officers and was shot by officers on the scene. The suspect was transported to Presbyterian Hospital in Greenville, Texas. The suspect was later flown to Parkland Hospital in Dallas for further treatment.

Both victims were transported to area hospitals but the female victim succumbed to her injuries. The suspect was identified as Anthony Dewayne Lewis 47 years of age. The shooting in the City of Rockwall is currently under investigation by Rockwall Police Detectives. The Texas Rangers are investigating the officer involved shooting that took place in Hunt County.

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