Lake City Police Shoot Man During Disturbance

 LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) _ Authorities say a man was shot and killed by Lake City police officers during a disturbance at an apartment complex.
 
 Police say 30-year-old Jeramey Sweeny came outside his apartment early Tuesday as officers were responding to a 911 call.
 
 According to police reports, Sweeny pointed a handgun at officers around 2:27 a.m.

One of the officers shot Sweeny, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
The Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/NDejrc ) reports the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting.

The officers involved have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
 
No further details were immediately available.

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