A man shot by Fort Collins (Colo.) Police was carrying a plastic firearm in his waistband on Friday when he was shot by officers told him to keep his hands away from his waistband.

Officers responding to a man-with-a-gun call encountered Scott Mendias, 41, at 2 p.m. on Friday. Officer Michael Crosland fired at Mendias when he reached for the weapon, reports The Coloradoan.

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