Autopsy shows man shot by Raleigh police was hit 4 times

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The preliminary report on Monday’s shooting involving a Raleigh police officer was released Thursday afternoon, and while it shed some light on the case, many questions remain unanswered.

The 5-day report says 24-year-old Akiel Denkins and Raleigh Police Senior Officer D.C. Twiddy struggled before the shooting. A preliminary autopsy report shows Denkins was shot in the chest, both arms and shoulder.

The autopsy does not say if the wounds outside of the chest area were to the front or back.

Read more: WTVD

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