REDDING, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say officers shot and killed a man indiscriminately firing a gun in a Northern California apartment complex while yelling about President Obama.
Redding Police Lt. Pete Brindley told the Redding Record Searchlight that officers first tried negotiating with the man. He said they next attempted to subdue him by firing beanbag rounds at the man.
The shooting happened Tuesday evening in Redding, 160 miles north of Sacramento.
Brindley says witnesses describe the man repeatedly coming in and out of his apartment.
Brindley says he didn’t know whether the man fired at officers.
The newspaper says a neighbor videotaped the shooting.
At the end, it shows the man exit his apartment holding a gun in his outstretched hand, drawing fire from officers.
The name of t! he man has not been released. No officers were injured.
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