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March 24, 2022



Man shot, killed by Gillette police

GILLETTE (WNE) — A man was killed in a police shooting in Gillette Monday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 500 block of East Lincoln Street for the report of a man, who has not been identified, shooting a handgun in the street.

When officers arrived, they saw the man with the gun. He refuses multiple requests to drop the gun, according to a press release from the City of Gillette.

They tried subduing him with a taser but were unsuccessful. They kept asking him to drop the weapon then he pointed it at them.

“At least one” officer fired and hit t...



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