Tucson police fatally shoot man who pulled out gun - New York News

Tucson police fatally shoot man who pulled out gun

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A 22-year-old was fatally shot by Tucson police after he removed a handgun from his waistband.

Tucson police say Freddy Batt Sosa was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturday night.

Authorities say officers responding to a call that Sosa and his sister were fighting saw that Sosa at one point had his sister on the ground and pointed a gun at her.

Police say Sosa refused to follow their orders.

They say two officers fired at Sosa after he walked toward them and removed the gun from his waistband.

Sosa's sister wasn't injured.

The shooting is under investigation.

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