Man wanted for child porn, shot and killed

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SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Fairfax County Police say an officer fatally shot a man wanted on child pornography charges after the man threatened police with a sword.

Police say the shooting happened Saturday night inside an apartment in Springfield. Police said they were told the suspect was hiding in a bedroom.

Police said the officers repeatedly demanded the man surrender before shooting him. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police did not identify the suspect but said he eluded authorities Friday after giving police a false name. The
investigation is ongoing.

Credit: The Associated Press.

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