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Man Killed By Dallas Officer Was Holding Cellphone

September 28, 2009  | 

A Dallas police officer shot and killed a man who was pointing a black object at him that turned out to be a cell phone, the Dallas Morning News reports.

Officers were called to a home Sunday evening, after a report of people being loud and firing guns in a backyard. Several people fled, when officers arrived. A remaining person did not drop the black object, after several commands from the officers in English and Spanish. Officer Paul Ford then shot and killed the man with his rifle.

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Tags: Dallas PD, Officer Involved Shootings


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