One Man Dead, Officer Injured After Disturbance At Denton Apartment Complex

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January 21, 2020 - 8:09 am

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DENTON (1080 KRLD) - One man is dead and a police officer is in the hospital after a disturbance at an apartment complex in Denton. It happened around 3:00 a.m. at the Forum Apartments, near Fort Worth Drive.

Callers told police a man was smashing light fixtures in the hallways with a frying pan.

Officers found the suspect with the frying pan and a cleaver. Police tazed him, but he continued advancing towards officers, that's when police say an officer shot the suspect.

The man was taken to the hospital, where he died.

One officer was stabbed during the incident.  He was taken to the hospital with non- life threatening injuries. His identity is not being released at this time.