Police say officers fatally shoot man pointing gun at them

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Police in Kentucky say officers fatally shot a man when he pointed a gun at them.

News outlets report Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad says officers were called to a domestic dispute at a home Tuesday evening and a man raised a gun toward two officers, both of whom fired. Conrad says the man, identified as 49-year-old Anthony Wayne French Sr., was taken to a hospital, where he died.

He says two other people inside the home were taken to the hospital due to injuries suffered in the domestic dispute.

Officers Lenert Elzy and Carlyn Alexander were placed on administrative reassignment per police department policy. They weren’t injured.

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