Ukrainian man shot dead by police in US

Iaroslav Mosiiuk, 25, was shot dead by police in Charlotte, NC, on March 8.

Photo by Olesya Mosiyuk Tabaka

Iaroslav Mosiiuk, a 25-year-old man from Kyiv, was shot dead by a police officer in Charlotte, N.C. on March 8.

His relative called the police saying Mosiiuk was being suicidal, a local police chief told the Charlotte Observer. When the police arrived, Mosiiuk was holding a hunting rifle.

One of the officers fired at Mosiiuk after the man made “an imminent threat” to the police. Mosiiuk was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.

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