Grayson County man killed in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, TX-- Two Highland Park police officers are on administrative leave, following the deadly shooting of a Grayson County man near the campus of SMU.

According to police, 32-year-old, David Edwin Hartman of Gunter, tried to run from them while being questioned about a motorists complaint.

While in the police car, officers say Hartman escaped his handcuffs and pulled out a gun.

That's when he was shot.

Hartman was previously convicted of evading arrest and two charges of drug possession, according to public records.