Armed man shot by police during domestic disturbance call in Pelican Bay

The Pelican Bay Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred late Friday night in the 1500 block of Long Avenue in Pelican Bay.

At around 11:30pm, police officers were called to the house for a domestic disturbance situation. One person was reportedly armed with a weapon.

As officers encountered the armed person, one officer shot the suspect. A law enforcement official with knowledge of the situation says officers gave multiple verbal commands for the suspect to drop the weapon, but he did not comply.

The suspect was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. His condition has not yet been released.

The Texas Rangers are investigating this incident.

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