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The Brooklyn man shot and killed by police on Monday was apparently a mugging victim chasing two individuals who had robbed him moments earlier — including

The man who was shot and killed by police on Monday was apparently chasing two with a gun because he had just been mugged by an outstanding criminal wanted for shooting another man earlier this month, police sources have now confirmed.was apparently a mugging victim chasing two individuals who had robbed him moments earlier — including one suspect who was wanted for another shooting earlier this month, police sources said.

Scott could be seen on surveillance video, obtained from a nearby home, opening fire on two people who fled from his shots when police officers assigned to the Brooklyn South Community Response Team, arriving on the scene in an unmarked car, bounded out of their vehicle, yelling at Scott to “Stop!” As of Wednesday morning, authorities say they are still waiting on ballistic testing to confirm if the bystander was also shot by police gunfire.

 

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