In the US state of Colorado, a police officer shot and killed a man with a felt-tip pen in his hands, NBC News reported.A Denver police officer fatally shot a man holding a felt-tip pen because she thought it was a knife.
According to investigators, the incident occurred in Denver after a call to the police. The man was charged with domestic violence. The chest camera showed that the 36-year-old suspect was shot twice by an on-call police officer after he raised his hand with a marker in his hands and made a movement in her direction.
The police opened fire despite the fact that a woman with a child was next to the deceased – they were not injured. The investigation will determine whether the police officer had the right to use the weapon.
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