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Police kill man on Abaco

Police shot and killed a man in Central Pines, Abaco on Friday after he pointed a TEC-9 semi-automatic pistol at them, according to police reports.

Police said officers received a call shortly after midnight yesterday that a man, armed with a TEC-9 was firing into a crowd of people at a business establishment.

When officers arrived, the victim reportedly pointed his gun at them.

“Officers then became in fear of their lives and discharged their police service firearm, hitting the suspect and fatally injuring him,” police said.

The victim died at the scene and his gun, along with a magazine and ammunition, was recovered.

Her Majesty’s Coroner will review the matter.

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