A loss-prevention officer at the store, who is a civilian, was also shot in the incident at US 75 and Forest Lane, police Chief Renee Hall said.
The incident began yesterday when an off-duty officer at the Home Depot called to request backup officers for an arrest. He was arrested multiple times in Dallas County. During a news conference Tuesday night at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Hall declined to give an update on their conditions, citing consideration for the privacy of the officers' families.
U.S. authorities have apprehended 29-year-old Armando Juarez, who is suspected of having shot and wounded three people in North Dallas, local media reported.
The victims were transported to the hospital by the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department.
According to a report in Heavy.com, Juarez's relative said he is now unemployed but he previously worked alongside his father as a bricklayer and a forklift operator.
After the incident, Juarez's grandmother also responded to the news and said she couldn't believe that her grandson was supposedly involved in the act. She did not provide details of their conditions but asked for continued prayers for their recovery. "Our hearts are very heavy", he said.
In 2016, five Dallas law enforcement officers were shot and killed and seven more injured after they were ambushed by 25-year-old former Army reservist Micah Xavier Johnson.
"Going forward, we will make sure this individual is questioned and taken to Lew Sterrit jail for processing", Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said at a press conference Tuesday night.