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Police investigate fatal officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach

March 21, 2013 |  7:19 pm

A person was fatally shot late Thursday afternoon by a Huntington Beach police officer, but authorities have not yet disclosed any information on what prompted the shooting.

The person, whose identity and gender have not been released, was shot near the intersection of Warner Avenue and Hoskins Lane about 4:30 p.m., said Lt. John Cottriel of the Huntington Beach Police Department. The area is mostly residential.

Huntington Beach police Lt. Mitchell O'Brien confirmed the death of the person shot and said the officer involved was not injured.


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