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Calif. cops fatally shoot man after rescue


By Ari B. Bloomekatz
The Los Angeles Times

SAN DIEGO — A man who went overboard during a party cruise in San Diego Bay was killed by police Saturday night after he attacked the officers who had tried to rescue him, police said today.

Police said the man was on the cruise with at least 800 other people when he somehow ended up in the water after 11 p.m. He was identified today as Steven Paul Hirschfield, 37, of Los Angeles.

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