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Police shooting leaves man dead in Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A man was killed in an early-morning police shooting in Louisiana.

A statement from the Lake Charles Police Department says a man entered a convenience store about 1 a.m. Friday and threatened another man with a gun.

The statement says officers responding to a call about the incident found a man about a block away from the Raceway store minutes later.

Police aren’t saying exactly what happened after that. But the statement says an officer opened fire, killing a man with a gun.

The officer wasn’t injured, and Louisiana State Police are investigating.

Authorities haven’t released the names or any other information about the officer or the person who was killed.

Associated Press

Associated Press

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