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Armed man shot dead by Calexico police

August 30, 2012|IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS STAFF WRITER

Calexico police shot and killed an unidentified armed man today during a domestic-disturbance response near the 1100 block of East Second Street.

Officers arrived to the residence about 2:54 a.m. and were confronted by an armed subject, according to Calexico police. The two units on scene called for additional backup.

A confrontation followed in which the armed subject was shot by officers.

The subject, who hadn’t fired on the officers, was pronounced dead at scene.

The identity of the deceased and the officers involved are being withheld.

“The use of force investigation is being investigated jointly by the Imperial County District Attorney’s Office and the Calexico Police Department,” according to police.

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