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September 23, 2012
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Texas police fatally shoot double amputee waving object

Suspect was making threats while trying to stab an officer

Associated Press

HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston police officer shot and killed a one-armed, one-legged man in a wheelchair Saturday inside a group home after police say the double amputee threatened the officer and aggressively waved a metal object that turned out to be a pen.

Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva said the man cornered the officer in his wheelchair and was maki...

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