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Firearms officers 'justified' in response to man with air pistol

An investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has concluded that officers from Avon and Somerset Police were not at fault after shooting dead a man who fired at them with an air pistol.

Firearms officers 'justified' in response to man with air pistol

Date - 18th March 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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A man who was shot dead by Avon and Somerset Police after firing an air pistol at an officer was believed to pose an “immediate threat to life”, an IOPC investigation has found. Spencer Ashworth, who was 29-years-old, was killed by...
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