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Suspect shot by Douglas County sheriff’s deputy produced assault rifle

By: JOHN AGUILAR, The Denver Post
May 12, 2017 Updated: May 13, 2017 at 9:21 am
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A Douglas County sheriff’s deputy trying to help a motorist Friday evening fired at the driver after he got out of his vehicle with an assault rifle, authorities said.

“Suspect produced a weapon, the deputy gave commands, feared for his life and deployed his weapon,” the sheriff’s office posted in a Tweet Friday night.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said the officer-involved shooting occurred on County Line Road, just east of Santa Fe Boulevard.

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