Texas Police Officer Kills Wheelchair-Bound Mentally Ill Man

The Houston police were called when the man became aggressive towards his caretaker.
3:00 | 09/23/12

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It won't win and when did he -- treat mentally ill and handicapped is how the owner of this group home described the man shot and killed by Houston police officer this morning. According to John Garcia owner of the feeling -- and group home. They can't -- staying overnight call 911 after the name and became more and more aggressive you have -- -- -- -- And -- but two but it. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And that really aggressive Soviet woman. According to a police spokesperson -- man kept swinging an object at the two officers when they arrived in entered the home. After numerous requests to drop the object police say the -- quarter one of the officers in the room. It was then the officer's partner opened fire -- other officer officer me -- -- here -- safety of his partner. And in the safety of himself discharged -- duty weapon striking the suspect. Now according to the owner of the home the caretaker who was inside -- -- home at the time of the shooting was asked -- police officers to step out of the home. It was at that point when he was standing out here on the sidewalk. That he heard a single -- shot inside of the home. According to police the object the man was swinging turned out to be a -- When the ten K will be run on pet hate when you can so for those officers and maybe didn't know what he was hoping for -- Garcia tells us although the man was confined to a wheelchair he was capable of making a person feel threatened during a time the outrage. I think happens everyday -- taking care of the mentally ill educated women wore. Which wouldn't you you just don't know.

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