Police in Texas are investigating a fatal shooting of a police officer who was shot during a traffic stop in the state’s largest city.

The Dallas Morning News reports the officer was responding to a domestic dispute call when he was shot and killed by a man who had fled the scene, police spokesman David Brown said in a statement.

The officer was in stable condition after the shooting at a police station near downtown Dallas, where police have been in a high-profile standoff with the suspect, identified by law enforcement as 19-year-old Charles “Tex” Lea-Mond.

Lea, a recent graduate of McKinney High School, is being held on $5 million bond and could face the death penalty.

Leas mother told ABC News that her son’s family is not angry at the officers actions but that they are disappointed with the outcome of the case.

Leasee’s death comes just days after a police shooting in Chicago that killed a black man who police said he pointed a gun at.

Police shot Lea as he exited a home, then shot and wounded the man inside as he fled.

Least-known Texas law enforcement officer In this Aug. 31, 2016, file photo, Dallas Police Officer Charles Lea is seen in this undated handout photo.

Leese’s death in Texas is the third officer-involved shooting of the year in Texas.

On Saturday, Dallas police said a man had shot a police dog in the back after a chase in the city’s North Side neighborhood.

Leatie had been on the loose for nearly two hours, prompting a manhunt and an overnight standoff.

He was eventually captured and arrested.

A suspect is seen near the scene of the shooting in Dallas, Texas.

Leakey’s family said that his death is a “great loss.”

“We are just grieving over it right now, and we want to know why this happened,” Leakee’s mother, Kari Leakeey, told ABC.

Leayes father, Larry, told Fox News that his son was a police family member who was a good officer and was a great father.

Leauayes death comes amid a rash of fatal police shootings across the U.S., including the deaths of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, earlier this month.

A gunman killed three officers in Dallas on Sunday during a protest over the deaths.

It’s the third time police officers have been killed in the past month in Texas, and it’s not the first time the police have faced backlash over their actions.

In August, the city of Dallas, which has been plagued by shootings for years, had a grand jury decide whether to indict a white police officer on manslaughter charges.

In that case, a jury cleared the officer, but they found he was not justified in shooting a black motorist during a car chase.

The city and the officer’s family sued over the decision, with the city paying out $4 million in damages.

In the wake of the officer-related shootings, the Dallas Police Benevolent Association and Dallas City Council voted to adopt an ordinance that would require officers to wear body cameras.

The measure also would require police to wear bulletproof vests during interactions with suspects, and require officers’ vehicles to have a body camera system.

Dallas police Chief David Brown has said that the department will be looking at the body camera policy after Leakeys death.

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