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August 24, 2014 2:41 PM

Aunt of teen shot by Ottawa, Kan., police says he didn’t have to die

The aunt of 18-year-old Joseph Jennings, who was shot and killed by two Ottawa law enforcement officers Saturday night, said her nephew did not have to die. “They knew him,” said Brandy Smith of Ottawa, her voice trembling with emotion. “They dealt with him the day before. He was suicidal.”

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