A man who was shot and killed by police after allegedly carrying out an armed robbery, also appears to have been shot by police almost a year ago, in April of 2017. In the April 2017 incidient, the man, 37-year old Anthony Williams, was threatening another man with a machete when police shot him.
Williams was out on bond, facing two counts of aggravated assault, when he allegedly carried out an armd robbery.
|Houston man fatally shot by police had been shot by officers last year, too|
An armed robbery suspect shot and killed by police near West Loop 610 has been identified as a man who was shot and injured in an encounter with officers just last year.
At the time he died, Anthony Williams, 37, was out on a $180,000 bond for two counts of aggravated assault on a public servant and one count of aggravated assault with with a deadly weapon.
In that incident in April 2017, he waved a machete at a man and later at officers. When Williams didn’t comply with orders, the officers shot him, according to court documents.
Williams survived. But less than a year later, he would die under similar circumstances.
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