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Fatal Brooklyn Shooting

A man in New York City was shot and killed by police after pointing a metal pipe -that resembled a gun- at several people.

Hundreds gathered Thursday night to remember 34-year-old Saheed Vassell, a black man shot and killed by police in New York City Wednesday night. Brooklyn residents had called 911 about a man brandishing a silver object at people. NYPD officers responded to the scene, where four officers opened fire, killing Vassell. It turns out he had a metal pipe with a…