Recording of 911 call reporting man trying to break in.
According to Texarkana, Texas Police Department, “Subsequent investigation has revealed that the previously described metal object was in fact a silver metallic spoon, approximately seven inches in length; that was being held by Grigsby in a manner consistent with someone holding a knife. The bowl of the spoon was concealed by Grigsby’s closed fist with the shank of the spoon protruding from the bottom of the closed fist giving the appearance of a knife blade. A witness at the scene has confirmed that he believed the suspect had a knife when he was approaching the officer.”
Dennis Grigsby, 35, of Texarkana, Texas was taken to St. Michael Hospital where he later died. His body has been sent to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science for an autopsy.
Texarkana Texas Police Department has called the Texas Rangers to investigate this incident. The officer has been placed on Administrative leave till the investigation is done.
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