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Police fatally shoot man who held frying pan, cleaver

1 month 1 week 20 hours ago Tuesday, January 21 2020 Jan 21, 2020 January 21, 2020 7:43 AM January 21, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

DENTON, Texas (AP) - Officials say a police officer in north Texas fatally shot a man at an apartment complex after the man refused to drop a frying pan and cleaver that he was holding. One officer was stabbed in the melee but officials say the injuries aren't life-threatening. The shooting happened early Tuesday at an apartment complex in Denton, about 35 miles north of Dallas. Officials say several people called 911 to report that a man was knocking on doors and shattering light fixtures. Officials say a Denton police officer shot the man after he refused to drop the frying pan and cleaver.

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