Florida Teen Shot and Killed By Police After Waving Gun in Public
Police in Tarpon Springs say a teenager was killed Saturday by officers as he waved a "military-style rifle" at cars and officers. The gun was later determined to be a pellet gun. The teen had been arrested twice before.
The shooting happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Pinellas Avenue and Tarpon Avenue. Police say they responded to multiple 911 calls about a "white male wearing dark clothing pointing a military-style rifle" at passers-by.
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