Man shot by police may have had toy gun

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Sources report that the alleged assault rifle that the man who was shot by the Guam Police Department Officers at the Harmon Loop Road-Route 16 intersection last Friday may have actually been a toy gun.

As PNC previously reported, viral video circulated social media of the man waving what appeared to be an assault before a GPD officer shot him. It is currently unknown what circumstances led to the police chase that ultimately ended at the intersection.

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Born and raised on the island of Saipan, Don moved to Guam in the Spring of 2016 to pursue higher education at the University of Guam. It was at UOG that Don discovered his passion for keeping his peers politically informed. Prior to joining PNC Don gained professional and life experience through a variety of odd jobs ranging from an administrative assistant to a bouncer to a luxury retail salesman. In his free time, you can find him flying his drone or doing landscape and portrait photography. Don joined the PNC News Team not only to broaden his writing skill but also to challenge himself to get in front of the camera, ultimately furthering his passion to promote an informed and politically engaged Mariånas. Don's beat is Court, Crime, and Regional and is also PNC's Lead Reporter.