Fresno Man Shot by Police Died of Gunshot Wounds

March 31, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Fresno County Coroner's Office said a man shot dead by police during a confrontation died from gunshot wounds to his heart, liver and lung.23-year old Stephen Willis was shot and killed Saturday. Investigators say Willis was armed with a gun and officers shot him when Willis refused to drop the weapon.

Officers fired more than thirty rounds. A bullet grazed an officer in the hip.

Fresno police are still investigating this shooting and will not say how many times Willis was shot.

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