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Texas deputies gun down handcuffed man because he ‘tried to steal’ a sheriff’s department SUV

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Authorities in Texas said that they shot and killed a handcuffed man on Monday who was attempting to steal one of their vehicles.

According to a press release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, 24-year-old Joshua Omar Garcia refused to stop his 2013 Toyota car on Monday when a Lynn County Sherriff’s Office (LCSO) tried to pull him over. After a car chase, Garcia’s car collided with a sheriff’s office vehicle.

“Garcia was taken into custody and placed inside a LCSO Tahoe,” the statement said. “While officers were processing the vehicle, Garcia slipped the handcuffs from the rear to his front and tried to steal the LCSO Tahoe.”

Deputies opened fire, injuring Garcia. He was later pronounced dead after being flown to University Medical Center in Lubbock.

The Lynn County Sherriff’s Office have asked the Texas Rangers to assist in the investigation. It was not immediately clear why deputies had to resort to deadly force to stop an attempted car theft.

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