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Perryton Police Shoot Man in Fatigues, Body Armor

KSCB News - May 2, 2016 1:05 pm

UPDATE: The Perryton Police Department has confirmed that the weapon the suspect pointed at officers was a pellet gun that looked like a handgun. The orange tip was not on the pellet gun.

Texas Rangers continue to investigate a Monday morning police shooting in Perryton.

A 9-1-1 caller told police that a man wearing camo clothing, body armor and firearm near Pak-A-Sak was heading towards the middle school.

Officers found the man and confronted him. Police report that he did not initially appear to have a weapon.

The man later pulled a hand gun out from his clothes.

Police then shot the man.

The man was taken to an Amarillo hospital non life threatening injuries.

 

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