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Man with shotgun killed during shooting with Bell Country Sheriffs

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 1:21pm

Bell County Sheriffs were involved in a shooting that left a Belton man dead on Thursday night.

Deputies first responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a home located in the 1300 block of Bremound Ave, shortly before 6:30 p.m.

According to Lt. Donnie Adams with the Bell County Sheriff's Department, when deputies arrived on scene, they found a man with a shotgun in his hand. Sheriffs attempted to talk with the man, when he fired the shotgun. Deputies shot back at the man and he was killed in the exchange of gunfire.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by a Bell County Justice of the Peace.

The name of the man has not been released.

One neighbor described the man as a good person, who never gave anyone any trouble.

The investigation has been handed over to the Texas Rangers.   


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