Dallas Police Officer Fatally Shoots Himself While Cleaning Gun

Dallas Police Chief David Brown sent word yesterday evening that Christopher Pasley, a five-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department died yesterday "as a result of an apparent accidental discharge while cleaning his weapon at home."

"The Department's Employee Relations Team has been activated to coordinate assistance to the family during this traumatic time," Brown wrote. "I request the citizens of Dallas keep Officer Pasley and his family in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories