Armed man killed by officers in Clinton is identified; 8 officers put on leave
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CLINTON, N.C. (WNCN) — Seven out of 28 officers on the Clinton police force are on administrative leave after an armed man was shot early Sunday in a Burger King parking lot, officials said.
CLICK TO VIEW PHOTOS FROM CELL PHONE VIDEO OF THE DEADLY SHOOTINGJohn Mark Coffey, 53, of Warsaw, was identified Monday as the man who police say pointed a shotgun at officers from a pickup truck in the parking lot, police said.
Clinton Police also identified the seven officers and an N.C. Trooper who would be placed on administrative leave, along with their time on the force. There are 28 officers on the Clinton Police force
The police department also revealed more details about the incident, which began at 12:01 a.m. Sunday when two officers arrived at the business after a 911 call.
Shortly after arriving on the scene, one of