11/07/2007

Robber points gun at N.C. officer; suspect fatally shot

By Stanley B. Chambers Jr.
The News & Observer

DURHAM, N.C. A Durham police officer shot and killed a robbery suspect early Tuesday after he pointed a gun at officers, police said.

Later in the day, Police Chief Jose L. Lopez Sr. said he thinks the officer, B. D. Opitz, made the right decision when he fired.

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