Colorado Teen killed by Police, Wanted for Xbox Theft

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An 18-year-old shot and killed by an Aurora, Colorado police officer Tuesday was wanted for stealing an Xbox 360 at gunpoint from an acquaintance, News 9 is reporting.

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Police say Brandon Winn had offered to buy the 360 for $170, but when he met the man at an Aurora apartment, he pulled a gun and demanded the console.

Police were staking out Winn's house earlier this week when the shooting happened, according to an affidavit.

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Denver police has been watching the house since Dec. 1, when an Aurora office showed up as back up, Winn ran from his home and pointed a gun at officers, police say. The Aurora office shot at Winn, hitting him in the torso. The teen was rushed to an area hospital where he later died.

Affidavit: Teen killed by police was wanted for Xbox theft [9 News]

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the comments on this thread are just lovely.

I'm amazed that you can say things like "good riddance" when a man you know next to NOTHING about loses his life. Some prime fucking examples of humanity you lot are.