By Staff

WATAUGA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A man was shot and injured by police early Thursday after authorities said he pointed a rifle at officers near a home in Watauga.

Police said they responded to a disturbance at around 12:30 a.m. in the 5800 block of Oak Hill Road in regards to a suicidal person.

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According to police, the man “had several loaded weapons” and was making threats towards the officers. He also exited the home with a gun in hand several times during the incident, police said.

Police said he eventually came out again at around 4 a.m. and pointed a rifle at the officers. Officers fired at the suspect, striking him at least once, according to police.

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The man was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He has not yet been identified.

There were no officers injured. The Texas Rangers will be investigating the shooting.

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