Shots fired at patrol car on Texas interstate, officer injured

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DALLAS (AP) Dallas police say an officer was slightly hurt early Thursday when gunfire from an unknown person struck a patrol car traveling on an access road near Interstate 45.

Sr. Cpl. Melinda Gutierrez says the officer suffered minor injuries from flying glass in the shooting early Thursday.

The officer, whose name wasn't released, was treated and later released from a hospital.

Gutierrez says the other officer in the car wasn't injured in gunfire that left a passenger-side door and a window shot.

Responding officers were unable to locate a suspect.

Gutierrez didn't immediately provide additional details.

It's the second incident this week of damage to a Dallas police car.

Police on Sunday arrested a man accused of using a sledgehammer to break windows of about a dozen patrol cars in a substation lot.