A police officer in Texarkana, Texas, reportedly killed a suspected burglar who was armed with a spoon on Monday.
According to KWTX, the Texas Rangers have launched an investigation into the incident, which began when a homeowner called 911 over an alleged break-in.
A police officer arrived at the home, walked into a dimly lit garage and confronted Dennis Grigsby, 35, who came towards the cop with a 7-inch metal object, according to the Texarkana Police Department, noted the Associated Press.
The officer claimed he thought the object was a knife and fatally shot Grigsby. The officer also claimed that Grigsby didn't obey his order to stop.