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Officers involved in deadly shooting

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Posted: Feb 10, 2010 8:04 AM by Brian Waldrep
Updated: Feb 10, 2010 8:16 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Officers, Involved, Shooting, Lake, Charles

Officers responding to a burglary call shot a man inside a home in Lake Charles.

Authorities said the man was pronounced dead at the scene late Tuesday night. His identity has not been released.

Two officers entered to clear the home and a man entered behind them. The officers turned and saw the man, who they said was holding a firearm.

Authorities say the officers fired their weapons, believing the man was a threat.

An investigation continues this morning.

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