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911 call 'misinterpreted' in police shooting


By Gavin Lesnick
Evansville Courier & Press

WASHINGTON, Ind. — Investigators say a misinterpretation in the initial 911 call leading up to a police shooting in Washington, Ind., this week had officers believing they were responding to an armed homicidal man rather than a suicidal one.

Stephen T. Lee, 42, was shot fatally when three Washington police officers opened fire early Monday morning in the backyard of a home on the city's east side.

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