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Denton County Deputy Shoots, Kills Wanted Man Who Pulled Out Gun During Foot Chase

SANGER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - A Denton County Sheriff's Deputy shot and killed a suspect who displayed a handgun while they chased him in Sanger on Monday.

The Denton County Sheriff's Department said around 5:45 p.m., deputies from the warrants division were trying to find a suspect wanted on felony warrants out of Florida in the 4300 block of View Road.

The Sheriff's Department said the wanted suspect jumped through a window and deputies ran after the suspect.

Deputies ordered the suspect to drop the weapon and he refused to.

A Denton County Warrant Deputy fired his gun striking and killing the suspect.

As of 9:00 p.m. Monday, officers were still on the scene processing evidence.

The suspect's name has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin.

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