Lancaster Officer Concerned Capturing Might 10
Lancaster, TX –Physique digital camera was on at present when 29-year-old Kalon J. Horton was shot by a Lancaster police officer after being dispatched to a capturing in progress at round 5:42 a.m.
The identify of the officer is just not being launched at the moment, and there’s no phrase on whether or not the physique cam footage might be launched.
Whereas many particulars are nonetheless unsure, the decision got here in from the 1600 block of N. Houston College Highway. Officers had been suggested that two juveniles have been contained in the condo with an armed male firing a weapon. Earlier experiences that have been excluded from City of Lancaster press launch had additionally talked about an grownup feminine being contained in the condo as properly.
Officers arrived on the scene and introduced their presence and requested the male to come back out to them. The officers acquired no response and entered the condo the place they encountered the armed male, which resulted in Horton being fatally wounded.
The Metropolis of Lancaster mentioned the extra occupants within the condo weren’t injured within the incident.
The male, 29-year-old Kalon J. Horton, was transported to Methodist Central Hospital the place he was later pronounced deceased.
It was decided that Sunday night time at round 9:47 p.m. officers had been dispatched to a Welfare Examine at Spanish Trails within the 1400 Block of N Interstate 35E service street. Upon arrival, officers noticed the identical male who was shot Monday morning beneath the affect and prohibiting a feminine from leaving the situation of her personal free will.
Officers noticed that the male might have been intoxicated and in an altered psychological state.
The male was Apprehended by a Peace Officer With out Warrant (APPOW) for psychological well being analysis and transported by ambulance to Charlton Methodist Hospital.
He was subsequently launched by the hospital for causes not identified.
That is an ongoing impartial investigation; data might be launched as soon as it turns into accessible and as accredited by the investigating businesses. DPS and Texas Rangers are helping with the investigation.