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Police Shoot, Kill Man In Washington Incident

Last updated on Monday, September 8, 2008

(WASHINGTON, IN) - One man is dead after a police shooting in Washington, Indiana.

State Police Jasper say officers were called to a home in Washington shortly after midnight this morning to a domestic call when they found 42-year-old Stephen Todd Lee in the back yard with a long gun.

Officers ordered Lee to drop the weapon, but he, instead, fired it off causing officers to return fire, shooting and killing Lee.

Lee's weapon turned out to be a black powder hunting rifle.

After the shooting, Lee was taken to the Daviess County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

None of the officers involved were injured.

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