REPORT: Texas man shot dead after pointing fake gun at police

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BY TEAM DML / OCTOBER 7, 2019 /

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Police say officers fatally shot a 33-year-old North Texas man after he pointed a gun at them that was later found to be fake.

The shooting happened Saturday at a RaceTrac convenience store in the Dallas suburb of Carrollton. A police statement says officers responded to a report of a man armed with a gun passed out in his car.

The article goes on to state the following:

Police say they repeatedly tried to awaken the man with a loudspeaker. After that failed, officers protecting themselves with ballistic shields approached, opened the car door and roused him.

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Police shot the man after he raised exited the car and raised the fake gun toward officers, authorities say.

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2 Comments

  1. Luke October 7th, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    The ultimate price paid for being stupid.

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  2. Grin n barrett October 7th, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    Suicide by cop. I feel bad for the officers who have to live with that until they day they die. You feel the need to kill yourself, do it yourself. Don’t strap that monkey on some innocent persons back. They don’t deserve living with your crazy.

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