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Deputy Shoots, Kills Man With Handgun Who Fled in Sanger

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    Deputy Shoots, Kills Man With Handgun Who Fled in Sanger

    Authorities shot and killed a man who displayed a handgun and attempted to flee in Sanger Monday evening, according to the Denton County Sheriff's Office. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019)

    Authorities shot and killed a man who displayed a handgun and attempted to flee in Sanger Monday evening, according to the Denton County Sheriff's Office.

    Deputies with the sheriff's office warrants division tried to serve a man felony warrants out of Florida in the 4300 block of View Road in Sanger around 5:45 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office said.

    When deputies arrived, the man jumped through a window and ran. While sheriff's deputies were in pursuit, the man "displayed a handgun," according to the sheriff's office.

    After the man refused to drop the gun, a deputy shot the man, the sheriff's office said.

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    The man was transported to Medical City Denton, where he was pronounced dead.

    Officers are still processing the evidence, according to the Denton County Sheriff's Office.

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