Machete-Wielding Man Shot By Police

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August 11, 2019 - 12:20 pm

Source: Garland Police Department

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An officer involved shooting is under investigation in Garland.

The shooting happened at the Lake Village Apartment Homes Friday night around 10:30p.m. in the 200 block of E. Interstate 30.

NBC5 reports two officers encountered a man who was holding two machettes, advancing towards the officers and not obeying commands.

Both officers opened fire.

The suspect was rushed to Baylor University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Prior to the shooting, Police say the suspect damaged several vehicles at the apartment parking lot.

Both Garland officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.