GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A man was shot by Grand Prairie officers after leading them on a chase Sunday morning and then pointing a gun — that turned out to be a replica — at them, police say.

According to police, an officer saw suspicious behavior in a parking lot at South Great Southwest Parkway and West Marshall Drive at around 1:40 a.m. As the officer tried to detain Christopher McGrew, the 39-year-old fled in his vehicle and a chase ensued.

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Christopher McGrew (Grand Prairie PD)

Police say, during the chase, McGrew waved what appeared to be a firearm out of his window multiple times. He then abandoned his vehicle in the 2100 block of Bardin Road and tried to flee officers on foot.

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McGrew then pointed what appeared to be a shotgun at the pursuing officers. The officers feared for their lives and shot the 39-year-old.

The suspect was transported to a hospital where he was treated for the gunshot wounds.

Police say it was determined that the gun pointed at the officers was a replica.

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McGrew will be charged with evading arrest and for an unrelated warrant for marijuana possession in Rockwall County. Additional charges in Grand Prairie are pending, as well.