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FBI: 44-year-old Robinson man shot, killed in standoff

Joshua Steven Mitchell
Posted at 3:27 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 16:27:57-04

ROBINSON, TX — The FBI has identified a 44-year-old Robinson man who was killed in a standoff with police Thursday.

According to the FBI, 44-year-old Joshua Steven Mitchell of Robinson was shot and killed by an FBI agent in the 700 block of Stegall Drive.

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This mug shot of Joshua Steven Mitchell was taken after a 2010 arrest by the Denton Police Department.

Robinson Police said the FBI was conducting an operation at the location. The suspect failed to cooperate with agents and threatened to use lethal force.

Bomb Squad and a HazMat team were deployed to the home.

The FBI says agents arrived on-scene around 6 a.m. July 25. Agents then left around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27.