Police: Man shot by Ga. officer had BB gun

The officer tried for two minutes to talk the man into dropping the gun


By David Ibata
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett County police said Thursday that Victor Charles Le, a 20-year-old man shot and killed by an officer after allegedly pointing a gun at police outside his family's home, was armed with a BB gun.

The incident happened shortly before midnight in the 3800 block of Southgate Circle in Lilburn, according to Gwinnett police Cpl. Jake Smith.

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