Man Shot Ater Displaying Threatening Behavior: Police


A 33-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition after Bryan police said he approached officers in a threatening manner and was shot.

Bryan authorities said in a statement that officers responded late Sunday to a disturbance call and were speaking with a woman when the man approached.

Police said he disregarded commands given by officers and made statements and movements that led them to believe he was armed.

An officer shot the unidentified man and he was taken to a hospital where he remained Monday. The officers and the woman were not hurt.

Authorities said the Texas Rangers are participating in the investigation into the shooting.

The officer who shot the man was placed on administrative leave, which is consistent with department procedure in an officer-involved shooting.

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