Man Pointing Rifle At Officers Fatally Shot By Police

Man Pointing Rifle At Officers Fatally Shot By Police

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A 53-year-old man was shot and killed by officers in Fort Worth Tuesday after police say he pointed a rifle toward them in the 4000 block of E. Lancaster.

According to police, officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call at a residence in the 3900 block of Mt. Vernon Avenue. As two officers were on their way to the home, they encountered the man walking on a parking lot at the intersection of 4000 East Lancaster and 2600 block of Newark Avenue and carrying the weapon.

The officers ordered the man to the drop the weapon, but he instead pointed the rifle towards the officers, police say.

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