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Garland police ID man fatally shot during machete attack

GARLAND - Police have identified the man in the video as 40-year-old Shaun Leo Gates. He is the man shot by police after terrorizing a Garland shopping center with machetes on Tuesday afternoon.

Police say Gates was shirtless when he was seen swinging two large knives, striking vehicles as they passed by. After a confrontation between Gates and an officer, Gates was shot by the officer and died at the scene.

No police officers or other civilians were injured in the incident.

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