A Tahoka man is dead following a standoff with police.

Rodney Moore was shot in the middle of a Tahoka street Sunday afternoon while holding a knife during the standoff.

The 35-year-old Moore was shot at First Street and Avenue N as Tahoka Police, Lynn County Sheriff’s Deputies and Department of Public Safety officers were on the scene.

A Tahoka police officer was the one that shot Moore and has been placed on paid administrative leave during the DPS investigation.

No word yet on what caused the standoff. We’ll bring you more on this story as it develops.