Man Killed by Police Was Also Shot By Cops Last Year

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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.

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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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