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Police say officers shoot, kill man after he pointed a gun


SPRINGIELD, Mo. (AP) — Springfield police say officers shot and killed a man after he pointed a gun at them outside an apartment complex. Police said in a news release that officers went to the complex Thursday afternoon after receiving a report that an armed man was trying to break into an apartment. One 911 caller had reported hearing shots fired. The officers found the armed man, later identified as 52-year-old Richard McCormick, on the sidewalk when the arrived. The release said he was uncooperative and that an effort to use bean bag rounds wasn’t successful. The release said two officers opened fire when McCormick pointed a gun. 

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