Update: Man fatally shot by McKinney Police in the Woodside Village Apts


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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  1. Man shot by McKinney Police at the Woodside Village Apts with condition unknown at the present time. This is a developing story. We will have more information as soon as it becomes available.

  2. Man shot by McKinney Police in the Woodside Village Apts, condition unknown. This is a developing story. we will have for info soon.

  3. So all he had was a knife and that knife Warrant that many gun shots all being fatal so so sad, not only that the officers knew his mental situation. Prayers for his family 

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