Man dead after deputy-involved shooting

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Update: DPS Sgt. Dan Buesing has released the name of the man who was involved in a fatal deputy-involved shooting in Quanah Saturday morning.

That man is 59-year-old Tommy Wayne Welch of Quanah.

According to his obituary, he was a former psychiatric nurse at the North Texas State Hospital and was on disability.

Details of the funeral services are still pending.

Continue to stick with Texoma’s HomePage as we learn more information.

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Update: DPS Sgt. Dan Buesing confirmed to Texomashomepage the shooting did involve a Hardeman County Sheriff’s Deputy. However, as of Monday morning, neither the identity of the deputy or victim have been released.

Update: One man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting in Quanah Saturday morning.

A Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a call residence in town with a man with a knife about 9:15 a.m.

According to DPS Sgt. Dan Buesing, the deputy responded to the call about 10 minutes and notified Quanah communication that shots were fired.

The man was pronounced dead on scene, and the deputy was not injured.

The Hardeman County Sheriff Pat Laughery notified Texas Rangers for an investigation.

This situation is under investigation, so stick with Texoma’s Homepage for the latest information.

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Original story: One man is dead after a deputy-involved shooting in Quanah Saturday morning.

A family friend said the man was threatening to commit suicide while holding a knife.

Officials with the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Public Safety were on scene and responded to the call.

Texas Rangers are investigating the incident.

Stick with Texoma’s Homepage for the latest information. 

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