LANTANA, TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The Texas Rangers have been asked to investigate after a man was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Denton County Saturday morning.
Officials say the shooting occurred at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Boswell Crossing, Lantana, which is about 45 miles north of Dallas.READ MORE: Amber Alert Issued For 12-Year-Old Girl Out Of Converse, Texas
Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree says a 61-year-old man was pronounced dead. No deputies were injured.
The Denton County Sheriff’s Office says a 911 caller stated that the man was threatening people inside a home with a shotgun while looking for someone.READ MORE: COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taken A Toll On Mental Health, Led To More Drug Abuse, CDC Says
The sheriff’s office says both of the responding deputies fired after the man raised and pointed his shotgun.
The Denton County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately respond to a request from The Associated Press for additional comment.MORE NEWS: US To Deport 'Massive' Number Of Haitian Migrants From Texas Border Town
(© Copyright 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)