A Central Texas police officer responding to a domestic disturbance has shot and wounded a man who approached the officer while armed.
Killeen police spokesman Carroll Smith said in a statement that the officer went to an apartment following a 911 call about a dispute involving a man and a woman.
The man had left the apartment by the time the officer arrived but later returned while carrying a firearm, prompting a confrontation.
The officer then shot the man, who was taken to a hospital where police say he was listed in stable condition Monday. The woman was not harmed.
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In keeping with department policy, the officer was placed on administrative leave as the investigation into the shooting continues.