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D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Raised BB Gun

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police say officers in the District of Columbia fatally shot a man who raised a weapon toward them that turned out to be a BB gun.

Officials announced in a statement Tuesday that officers responded to a call about a man with a gun in northeast Washington on Monday night. They found a man holding a weapon, but police say he ignored numerous demands to drop it, instead raising it toward the officers. That's when police say the officers fired, striking him.

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