Police identify paraplegic man killed by troopers

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Police identify paraplegic man killed by troopers

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HARBESON, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware have identified a paraplegic man who was shot and killed by state troopers who were executing a search warrant at his home.

Delaware State Police said Wednesday that 50-year-old Robert Knox of Harbeson, Delaware, was lying in bed and reached for a handgun while troopers were in the home early Tuesday.

A struggle over the weapon followed and two troopers fired their weapons at Knox, who later died at a hospital.

Police said an investigation by the state police homicide unit is ongoing.

 

Source: AP