Officers Shoot Person On Far East Side; Person Pronounced Dead


UPDATED: Tuesday July 17, 2012 6:15 PM

Police said Tuesday that they were forced to shoot a person on the Far East side.

A person was pronounced dead at the Brentwood Lake Apartments, located along the 7000 block of Brooke Boulevard, near Brice and Tussing roads, just before 9 a.m.

Police said that shots were fired prior to an officer using his weapon. It was unknown if the person’s death was caused by a prior shooting or police.

Police said that the person who was shot and killed did have contact with the officer who fired shots.

The identity of the person who was shot was not immediately released. The events leading to the shooting were not immediately released.

Police said that they were searching for as many as two other people involved in the incident.

Residents inside the apartment complex were encouraged to remain inside their homes and stay vigilant.

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