Man Killed During Standoff with Dallas Police

Sunday, Nov 7, 2010  |  Updated 11:37 PM CDT
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A man who told police he was armed was shot and killed by Dallas police Sunday.

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Dallas police say a man who turned out to be unarmed even though he told officers he had a pistol was shot to death by police during a standoff.

The man asked someone at an area business to call police for him on Sunday morning. That call indicated he had a gun.

Police say when they arrived, they found 32-year-old Tony Menchaca on the street. They blocked off the street and maintained contact with Menchaca, who wandered around for about an hour and told them he had a pistol.

When he made gestures police thought were threatening, five officers fired on him. Menchaca was shot multiple times and died.

Police are investigating the shooting.

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