Orlando, FL: Agent shoots, kills man who was being questioned in connection with Marathon bombing

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An FBI agent shot and killed a man in Orlando, Florida, and FBI officials say the man had been undergoing questioning in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing. They say he became violent, and that the FBI agent responded to an imminent threat by shooting and killing the man, identified as Ibragim Todashev. The agent was taken to a hospital with injuries described as non-life-threatening.

Todashev, who was 27, was a mixed martial arts fighter who had recently faced a charge of aggravated battery after a fight over a parking spot earlier this month.

Police have blocked off a complex of townhomes near Universal Studios where the shooting took place.

A man who lives in the next building over from Todashev’s union says he’d been watching an NBA game when he heard loud bangs that sounded like gunfire.


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