Abel Arango (4344)

7/18/2008: Felon and ex-con Arango had a 2 a.m. argument outside a downtown nightclub with his girlfriend. A rookie officer, also a former missionary, stepped into the dispute. Arango fatally shot him in the face at close range. Four other officers stepped in and returned fire on Arango, killing him. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-07-18-3783452510_x.htm

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