A 23-year-old man was killed by Vallejo police early Sunday after he turned toward officers with what looked like a gun in his hand – but it turned out to be a fake weapon, according to authorities.
Police Sgt. Jeff Bassett said officers opened fire because they believed the man – who was standing behind the open door of a car – “was about to engage them with the handgun.”
A 21-year-old man was also injured in the shooting when he was struck in the buttocks, Bassett said in a statement.
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A 23-year-old man was killed by Vallejo police early Sunday after he turned toward officers…
by Tactical-Life / Sep 4, 2012