Denver police kill man who pulled fake gun

By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
June 28, 2010
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DENVER — Denver police say officers have shot and killed a man who pulled a fake gun on them.

The shooting happened early Monday. The wounded man died later at the hospital.

Police spokesman John White says someone called around 1 a.m. to report that there were two men, including one with a gun, in a neighborhood in southwest Denver. Officers arrived and found the men. One obeyed commands but the other didn't. White said he pulled what appeared to be a handgun and two officers fired at him multiple times.

White said the gun was later found to be a replica handgun.

The man who died hasn't been identified. The two officers who shot him have been placed on paid administrative leave.

Denver police kill man who pulled fake gun

By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Updated: June 28, 2010 at 12:00 am

DENVER — Denver police say officers have shot and killed a man who pulled a fake gun on them. The shooting happened early Monday. The wounded man died later at the hospital. Police spokesman John White says someone called around 1 a.m. to report that there were two men, including one with a...

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