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Man With Shotgun Killed by Officers in Lantana

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The Texas Rangers have been asked to investigate after a man was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Denton County Saturday morning.

The shooting occurred at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in Lantana, which is about 45 miles north of Dallas.

Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree said a 61-year-old man was pronounced dead. No deputies were injured.

The Denton County Sheriff's Office said a 911 caller stated that the man was threatening people inside a home with a shotgun while looking for someone.

The sheriff's office said both of the responding deputies fired after the man raised and pointed his shotgun.

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