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STILL BEING HEARD AFTER HIS DEATH. EYEWITNESS NEWS LIVE AT 6:00 STARTS RIGHT NOW. TONIGHT, OFFICERS ARE REVIEWING SURVEILLANCE VIDEO AFTER TWO PINEVILLE POLICE OFFICERS SHOT A SUSPECT THEY SAY WAS WAVING A GUN AROUND. THANKS FOR JOINING US TONIGHT I’M GENEVIEVE CURTIS. TONIGHT, THAT SUSPECT IS IN THE HOSPITAL, AND THE FBI IS INVESTIGATING. POLICE RUSHED TO THE SCENE AROUND 10:30 THIS MORNING. WE ARE THERE LIVE RIGHT NOW. YOU JUST GOT AN UPDATE FROM POLICE IN THE LAST HOUR. ABOUT A GUN THAT MIGHT BE THE SUSPECT’S. Reporter: I CAN TELL YOU WHAT ELSE THEY SAID. THEY SAID THAT SUSPECT IS IN THE HOSPITAL RIGHT NOW. HE STILL IN CRITICAL CONDITION. HE IS AWAKE RIGHT NOW. HE REFERENCED THE GUN. WE ARE TOLD THEY FOUND THE GUN HERE ON THE SCENE. ALL OF THIS STARTED JUST BEFORE LUNCH TODAY. WHEN POLICE OF THAT MAN WHO WAS OUT HERE WAS WALKING DOWN THE SIDEWALK NEAR PINEVILLE ROAD AND RANDOMLY POINTING A GUN INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC. OF COURSE, THAT PROMPTED SEVERAL CALLS TO 911. WHEN THEY GOT HERE, POLICE TRIED TALKING TO THAT MAN. THEY TOLD US WHEN HE TURNED AROUND, THEY FELT LIKE HIS ACTIONS POSED AN IMMEDIATE THREAT BOTH THE OFFICERS ENTER OTHER PEOPLE WHO WERE IN THE AREA. THAT’S WHEN TWO PINEVILLE POLICE OFFICER SHOT THE MAN. I ALSO WALKED TO A COUPLE STORES NEARBY TO TALK TO PEOPLE THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN AROUND WHEN THIS HAPPENED. ONE TOLD ME HE HEARD SEVERAL POPS THAT SOUNDED LIKE BUBBLEWRAP. BUT HE NEVER ACTUALLY SAW THAT MAN. LISTEN TO WHAT POLICE TOLD US MIGHT HELP THEM WITH THIS CASE. SO, THIS TIME OF DAY. THIS IS A COMMERCIAL AREA. THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT AND ABOUT. ALL THE BUSINESSES THAT WE KNOW THAT OUR SURROUNDING THIS AREA WERE OPEN. Reporter: RIGHT NOW, EARLIER TODAY, I WATCHED AS POLICE WALKED INTO SEVERAL OF THESE BUSINESSES TOGETHER SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. AT THIS POINT, THEY ARE NOT RELEASING THE NAME OF THE MAN

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