Man fatally shot by Evansville police over weekend

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police say a southern Indiana man was fatally shot by a police officer over the weekend after refusing to drop a handgun.

The shooting happened Saturday after officers were called to an Evansville apartment complex to check on a man who was threatening suicide.

Evansville police say the arriving officers were immediately confronted by the armed man who didn’t follow several commands to drop the weapon.

Authorities identified the man who died as 57-year-old Brian Mullen of Evansville.

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