A police officer shot a 13-year-old boy in the US

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One of the teenagers was shot and killed by officers after they stopped two teenagers in connection with a robbery investigation about 10 p.m. Friday about 400 kilometers northwest of Manhattan, police said.

New York: A video released late Saturday night in New York, USA, shows a police officer shooting a 13-year-old boy. Police said that about 400 km northwest of Manhattan, police stopped two teenagers in connection with a robbery investigation at 10 pm on Friday, after which one of the teenagers was shot dead by officers.

Police said the description of the two 13-year-olds matched the suspects in a robbery and were in the area on the day of the robbery. In body camera footage released by police, an officer can be heard saying he had to search the two teens to make sure they were carrying weapons. Soon after, one of them runs away.

In the video, the teen, Nyah Way, can be seen pointing a gun at officers chasing him. Police said officers thought it was a gun but later discovered it was a toy. Police then forced the teen to the ground and an officer fired a shot that hit him in the chest. He was taken to a hospital where he died.

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