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UPDATE: Man shot after charging Gladewater officers with knife has died

GLADEWATER, TX (KLTV) - A man was shot after charging Gladewater police officers with a knife.

According to the Gladewater Police Chief, just after 11:00 am officers responded to reports of two men fighting in an alley behind B & C Furniture in the 200 block of Main Street in Gladewater, which is also Highway 271.

When officers arrived on the scene and entered the furniture store they were attacked by a man with knife. After telling the man to drop the knife several times, officers used a taser gun. The man was able to fight the affects of the taser and continued to charge the officers. At that time the officers shot him.

The man, who's identity has not been released, was transported to a local hospital where he died on arrival.

The investigation is ongoing.

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