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Grandfather Killed By Police Amid Home Intrusion Described As Family Man

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The attor­ney for a home­owner shot to death at his own home by Aurora police early Mon­day morn­ing says the offi­cers should have known they were fir­ing at the wrong man.

Sid­dhartha Rathod is rep­re­sent­ing the fam­ily of 73-year-old Richard “Gary” Black. The attor­ney says there was a party in the neigh­bor­hood and a naked man kicked in the door of Black’s home. The intruder then grabbed an 11-year-old child try­ing to stran­gle and drown him, the attor­ney said.

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