Garland Man Dies in Police Shooting

Sunday, Feb 27, 2011  |  Updated 3:15 PM CDT
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Garland Man Dies in Police Shooting

A 66-year-old Garland man is dead after, according to police, he threatened officers with a gun.A 66-year-old Garland man is dead after, according to police, he threatened officers with a gun.

The incident happened Saturday night in a residential neighborhood in Garland.

A Garland police statement says a caller reported a man waving a pistol around outside. When officers arrived, he allegedly lowered the handgun in the officers' direction in a threatening manner. The officers fired, fatally wounding the man.

A police statement released Sunday identified the man as 66-year-old James Howard Kincaid.

The statement says the officers involved in the shooting will be placed on paid administrative leave pending completion of an investigation.

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