Police fatally shoot man who held frying pan, cleaver

1 year 8 months 1 week 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.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More News

7 Days