Fatal Shooting Of Man Armed With BB Gun

Arlington, TX - Neighbors of a man who was fatally shot by Arlington police after he reportedly pointed a weapon at officers say the man’s family members were outside the house when he was shot Saturday night. The man, identified as 31-year-old Nicholas Walker, was a suspect in an assault and pointed a replica BB gun at officers after barricading himself in his home in the 700 block of Thomas Chapel Drive for more than an hour, Arlington police said in a press release. Officers thought the BB gun was a handgun. Police responded to the house about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Someone at the home called police and said Walker had assaulted them with a baseball bat. Police confirmed the caller had injuries to their head and arm, according to the press release. The caller was able to come outside, but Walker refused to leave the house, police said.

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