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Grand jury date set for officer involved shooting

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BY Nixie Sanderson

A date has been set for the grand jury to consider evidence in an officer-involved shooting that occurred earlier this year. The case will be presented to the Dallam County Grand Jury on August 22.

According to information released by the Dalhart Police Department at the time of the incident, Augustus Combs, age 27, was fatally shot following a pursuit by officers on April 14. The press release states Combs pulled out a handgun, and officers opened fire, striking Combs several times.

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