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Colorado man who fatally shot cop killer was mistakenly slain by police

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) – A Colorado man who fatally shot a gunman who had just killed a police officer was himself slain by a responding officer who apparently mistook him for the cop killer, authorities said on Friday. Johnny Hurley, 40, was shot while holding a rifle belonging to a 59-year-old man who moments earlier had fatally ambushed police officer Gordon Beesley, police in the Denver suburb of Arvada said in a statement. Hurley shot Ronald Troyke with a handgun. It was unclear why he picked up the dead man’s weapon. The tragic series of events unfolded on Monday afternoon aft…

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