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Raleigh police officers shot a man who threw Molotov cocktails at the station

Cops in Raleigh, North Carolina, shot a man. who was throwing Molotov cocktails outside police station on Saturday, authorities said.

The incident began around 13:20, when an unidentified person started setting cars on fire. on fire in police station with incendiary weapons, officials said at a press conference.

“This man was given the command to stop his activities,” Raleigh Police Chief Estella Patterson said.

“The man went on throw several molotov cocktails in parking lot and eventually to our officers who were there.”

Burnt-out police vehicle ready to tow outside railway station in South East Raleigh after a suspect threw Molotov cocktails.
Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP

Then four policemen opened fire on man shooting at him “a few times”, according to Patterson.

Officers led the suspect away from the two burning cars and unsuccessfully tried to revive him, police said.

According to the chief, footage from the officer’s body cameras will be made public before the court’s decision.

Raleigh Police Chief Estella Patterson said the suspect was holding throwing “a few Molotov cocktails” after the police confronted him.
Raleigh Police Department / Facebook

The FBI investigated the incident with with domestic affairsaccording to the police.


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