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Troopers release name of man killed by police

Posted: Sunday, May 23, 2010

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a man shot and killed by Petersburg police.

Troopers say 41-year-old Richard R. Whidby of Petersburg was killed late Thursday morning.

Trooper investigators are reviewing the incident. They could not confirm other details of the incident.

A neighbor who witnessed the shooting told the Petersburg Pilot the man charged two officers on a street in a trailer court. Mark Sturgeon said one officer used a stun gun on the man, but it didn't slow him. Sturgeon says the man then charged the other officer, who fired a single round.



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