Gunman Killed After Firing As He Walked Through Texas Neighborhood

DALLAS (June 27, 2014) Three Dallas police officers were on administrative duty Friday after a gunman who was firing as he walked through a residential neighborhood was shot and killed.

Rodney Hodge, 33, also pointed the gun at residents, police said Friday.

Officers witnessed Hodge pointing the gun at residents and spent about an hour trying to convince him to drop the weapon, police said.

The officers opened fire after Hodge approached them and ignored orders to drop the weapon, police said.