- Associated Press - Monday, February 13, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say officers have shot and killed a man after he pointed a weapon at them in Kansas City.

Police said in a news release that officers responded Saturday night to a report of gunshots and found 27-year-old Alonzo Ashley Jr. on the porch of his home shooting a rifle. The release said officers shot Ashley when he pointed the rifle in their direction.

The shooting is under investigation.

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