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Police: E. Texas man shot and killed at KFC

Dustin Cooper. Photo Source: Paris Police Department. Dustin Cooper. Photo Source: Paris Police Department.

PARIS, TX (KLTV) - One man is dead following a shoot out at a Paris restaurant on Sunday evening.

Around 8 pm, the Paris Police Department responded to a report of a man with a gun inside the KFC restaurant on Clarksville St.

When officers arrived, several employees were seen running from the restaurant, and advised police that two men were still inside, one of whom was armed.

According to authorities, Dustin Michael Cooper, 26, of Center, surrendered shortly after the officers arrived on scene.

The victim, identified as Patrick Steven Gandy, 53, of Shelbyville, passed away on the scene from a gunshot wound

Cooper remains jailed at the Paris Police Department, and is charged with Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

The case is still under investigation.

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