ABH: Man is shot, killed trying to flee police

COMMERCE, Ga. — A city police officer shot and killed a 22-year-old convicted felon after he ran away from police and, according to authorities, flashed a loaded handgun at officers pursuing him.

But residents who live near the scene of the shooting said they were surprised to hear that Aaron Cedric Tarpkins was carrying a weapon. Hours after the shooting, some residents were milling around near the scene offering their own accounts of what happened.

Click here to read the full story, which was published in the Athens Banner-Herald.

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