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One man dead after officer involved shooting

Staff Report

MIDLAND - Midland officials confirm an officer-involved shooting behind Bills Bottle Shop off Midland Dr. and Neely.

They say the suspect charged at an officer with a weapon after employees called officers out to report suspicious behavior.

The suspect was eventually shot by officers, and was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Texas Rangers worked the scene per normal protocol, and the weapon the suspect was using has been identified as a box cutter. He was allegedly stealing from the store and acting suicidal.

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