Police Shoot Man Following an Altercation


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News Release: E133032536/EJA/2
Date: October 30, 2013

 

Police Shoot Man Following an Altercation

Mount Vernon Police District - Officers were called to 9155 Richmond Highway on Wednesday, October 30 at 5:59 p.m. for a fight involving indivduals at the location. Several individuals were assaulted and injured by a male subject. Officers responded and encountered the male subject.

A responding officer was assaulted by this individual. During that altercation, an officer discharged his weapon hitting the man. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. Those individuals injured by the subject were taken to local hospitals with non life-threatening injuries.

The case is under active investigation by detectives from the Criminal Investigations Bureau and Internal Affairs.

All information provided in this release is based on preliminary investigation and may be subject to revision as the investigation continues.



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