A woman was reportedly shot by police after she pulled out a weapon and opened fire inside an airport in Dallas today.
The shooting was reported just after 11 a.m. at Dallas Love Field Airport causing flight operations to temporarily stop. Witnesses said the woman threatened to blow up the airport after she yelled something about her marriage, according to NBC5 DFW.
A Dallas police officer responded to the incident and shot the woman.
Police identified the woman as 37-year-old Portia Odufuwa.
Police officials reportedly said after Odufuwa was dropped off she went into a restroom inside the airport and changed clothes. She left the restroom wearing different clothes then pulled out a gun and appeared to start firing shots, mostly toward the ceiling.
Surveillance video reportedly showed the suspect pointing a gun at the responding officer who police said fired several shots toward her. Police said they found one round inside of a kiosk close to where the responding officer was standing, indicating the suspect fired her weapons at the officer at least once.
Odufuwa was taken to a local hospital. Her condition is unknown condition.
Odufuwa has a lengthy criminal record. She also reportedly once claimed to authorities that she was “God’s prophet” and was married to singer Chris Brown.
More about the incident can be found here.
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