Update on Police Involved Shooting in McKinney
At 8:16 this evening, Officers responded to the 700 block of Bumpass Street to a report of a man making suicidal threats, and self-harming with a knife in the parking lot.
Upon contact, the subject ignored multiple commands to drop the weapon, while continuing to make suicidal threats. As Officers attempted to de-escalate the situation, the man charged at them with the knife, ignoring commands to stop.
Officers fired their weapons, striking the subject. Officers began taking life-saving measures until EMS arrived and transported him to a local hospital. He was later pronounced deceased. The man has been identified as Sidney Dotson, BM, 5/26/86.
The Texas Rangers will be conducting the investigation at the request of the McKinney Police Department.
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