Most people would assume a distress call involves some reason for distress. Harris County Deputy Brady Pullen is apparently not one of those people.
In December of 2012, Carmen Figueroa panicked and called 911 to report that her son-in-law had been acting irrationally and aggressively, reports Click2Houston. Dispatchers sent an ambulance and, expressly in the case of danger, Deputy Brady Pullen was sent as well.
Danger, however, was not what Pullen expected. According to Police One, Figueroa's son-in-law, 43-year-old Kemal Yazar, attacked Deputy Pullen as soon as he entered the premises. Yazar jumped on him, broke his nose, and bit him before reaching for Deputy Pullen's service revolver. Pullen shot Yazar to death.
Now, the woman who called asking for help is being sued for not warning Deputy Pullen about potential danger. Pullen, after killing her son-in-law, has sued Figueroa for $100,000 in damages.
(Hat tip to Felix)