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Former Dallas Apartment Security Guard Shoots Complex Employee

Posted by Chris O' Rourke on Feb 27, 2018

Around 10:30 a.m., a former Dallas apartment security guard shot an employee at his former Class A residential property. According to KDFW Fox 4, the suspect walked into the leasing office and killed the apartment manager.

The former Dallas apartment security guard fled the scene on foot. Dallas Police located the suspect and engaged in a shoot out. The suspect was fatally shot by the police at about 3:00 p.m.

This multifamily apartment community is not a Stealth Monitoring client.

This incident comes days after another shooting at an apartment complex. One Resident Killed and Another in Critical Condition in Dallas Apartment

Two sisters at a Class C Dallas multifamily apartment complex looked out their second floor window after hearing a disturbance. According to witness accounts, a spray of gunfire riddled their windows with bullet holes. The elder sister died from her injuries while the younger sister remains in serious condition. Local authorities released Dallas apartment security video of the suspect and the getaway vehicle. No arrests have been made.

This residential community is not a Stealth Monitoring client.

Earlier this month, Stealth published an article about security guard liability that was based on a year-long investigation by CNN and the Center of Investigative Reporting. The article stated that there is no federal standard for armed security guards. Armed guards can carry guns without training in 15 states. Nine states don’t require mandatory criminal background checks. In some cases, security guards have been charged with domestic violence or disciplinary issues from previous employers. Video Monitoring is a Proactive and Safe Approach to Dallas Apartment Security

In a previous ‘Catch of the Month,’ Stealth helped Dallas Police locate a gunman at a Class A residential community. Trained apartment security operators can safely assess a situation from a distance. When they saw the suspect pull out a gun, they immediately called Dallas Police. Video monitoring operators followed the suspect’s movements via strategically placed surveillance cameras and were able to update responding officers with real-time information. The suspect was arrested before the situation escalated.

Stealth’s remote monitoring service can reduce or even replace security guards at a fraction of the cost. A remote surveillance operator can see suspicious activity, activate a speaker warning, and call the local police. Please call toll-free (866) 382-3873 or contact Stealth today for more information. Visit the Stealth web site to see real videos of criminals being arrested at construction sites, multifamily apartments, shopping centers, office buildings, warehouses, auto dealerships, and other commercial real estate properties.