Video shows Texas police shoot man who had club, box cutter

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MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas have released video of officers’ fatally shooting a domestic violence suspect.

The Mesquite police body camera video released Friday shows the man charging at officers with a club and box cutter and shouting, “Shoot! Shoot!”

Police were responding to a Tuesday 911 call of a screaming couple.

The video shows 27-year-old Ashton Pinke calmly open the door to greet the officer, then closing and locking the door.

Finally, a woman emerges holding a child and says Pinke has a knife. Pinke then charged at officers.

He was shot five times.

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