Off-duty cop kills gunman outside Texas church


By Steve Thompson
The Dallas Morning News

ROCKWALL, Texas — An off-duty Garland police officer who intervened in an argument between two motorists in the parking lot of a Rockwall megachurch shot and killed one of the men when a gun was pointed at him, police say.

Witnesses told police that the man who died, 31-year-old Royse City business owner Troy Van Pool, pulled a gun on the officer first.

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