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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Man Tells Police Dispatcher His Mentally Disturbed Brother Is Carrying a Fake Gun, Police Kill Him Anyway

A 911 call recorded just before Kyle Miller was shot to death by Broomfield police officers last week shows that his family warned dispatchers the 21-year-old was armed with an Airsoft pellet gun — not a real handgun. In response, a dispatcher assured the victim’s brother, “Officers are trained in this kind of thing. They’re not going to go around shooting people.” Broomfield police received a 911 call around 7:20 a.m. June 28 about a “mentally distraught” man in the Aspen Creek subdivision. While officers were en route, they encountered Miller near the intersection of Aspen Street and Durango Avenue. Miller pointed the pellet gun at police and was shot by officers. The 911 tape shows that Miller’s younger brother, Alex Miller, told police about the Airsoft gun in an attempt to avoid a dangerous confrontation.
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