DALLAS -- An off-duty Dallas police officer had just returned to what she thought was her apartment when she saw a man she didn't recognize, KDFW reports.
Details are unclear, but what police know is that the officer shot and killed the man.
Police also know that she was at the wrong apartment.
Dallas police tell me the just off shift officer who shot and killed a man in his own apartment, was on the WRONG FLOOR. HER apartment was on another floor. Her key didn’t work in the door. Shooting happened shortly after resident opened his own door.
— Steve Eagar (@steveeagar) September 7, 2018
At about 10 p.m. Thursday, the female officer, whose name has not been released, closed out her shift before returning to South Side Flats.
The 26-year-old man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries where he died, according to KDFW.
Police have not said if the officer fired because she thought the man was an intruder in her home or if she had another reason.
The officer was placed on administrative leave while the police department and district attorney's office investigate.