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Deputy shoots butcher knife wielding man

BOWIE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas Sheriff's deputy shot a man Monday, reportedly after the man cam after him with a butcher knife.

At around 4 o'clock, Monday morning, a Bowie County deputy was called to Trexler Road, outside of Texarkana.

Investigators say 64-year-old Walter Douglas Jr. flashes a butcher knife at the deputy and refused to put it down.

Douglas reportedly started moving towards the depute, forcing him to open fire.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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