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Texas Rangers ID man killed as US Marshals tried serving warrant in Killeen

The rangers say 40-year-old Samuel Roberto Pleasant Sr. was shot and killed as the marshals tried to serve him a warrant in the 1900 block of Alamo Ave.

KILLEEN, Texas — On Friday, the Texas Rangers have identified the man who died as the U.S. Marshal's tried to serve a federal warrant at a home in Killeen.

The rangers say 40-year-old Samuel Roberto Pleasant Sr. was shot and killed as the marshals tried to serve him a warrant in the 1900 block of Alamo Avenue around 10:35 a.m. Thursday.

They were trying to arrest him on a federal felony warrant of a felon in possession of a firearm, which violated  his probation, the rangers say.

Details about how the shooting occurred wasn't' released.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.