Man Shot By Off-Duty Texas Police Officer Dies

ORANGE (July 27, 2010)--An off-duty police officer in Orange was under investigation Tuesday after he shot a man who later died.

A statement from the Orange Police Department said officers were responding to a call about a disturbance Monday afternoon at an O'Reilly Auto Parts store when they learned the off-duty officer was involved.

Officials say the disturbance started inside the store then moved out into the parking lot where James Whitehead, 28, of Orange, was shot.

Six area agencies are investigating the shooting.


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