Joseph Kitts (14153)

6/5/2006: Police responded to a report of unknown trouble at a home. There, an officer was met by a man waving his arms outside the home. Another man then fired shots at the officer, and the officer returned fire, killing Kitts. The officer was slightly injured during the exchange of gunfire. Police have not determined whose gunshots struck the man who was waving his arms.

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