- Associated Press - Thursday, October 30, 2014

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) - Three North Texas police officers will not face charges in the 2013 fatal shooting of an armed man during a standoff.

A Tarrant County grand jury declined to indict the North Richland Hills tactical officers in the death of 49-year-old John Lincoln.

Prosecutors on Thursday said officers last Dec. 26 responded to a 911 call that Lincoln had a gun and relatives believed he wanted to kill his mother. Lincoln was shot when he burst from a Colleyville home and pointed a handgun at officers.

Police who dealt with Lincoln in earlier domestic incidents were told by relatives that he had mental health issues. Toxicology results indicated Lincoln had alcohol, cocaine and methamphetamine in his system when he was fatally shot.

His mother was not at the residence.

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