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Man Shot After Gun Battle On Pa. Railroad Tracks

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WERNERSVILLE, Pa. (CBS/AP) — Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say police officers shot and killed a man after a gun battle along train tracks.

State police in Berks County say Wernersville officers responded shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday to a report of a man walking with two guns stuck in his pockets.

The man, identified as 20-year-old Jonathan David Rutkowski of Wernersville, refused to drop the guns and fled to the Norfolk Southern tracks, where authorities say he aimed both guns at officers, who fired.

Police say he took cover behind a large metal signal control box and aimed at them again.

After more gunfire he went down, but approaching officers said he was still pointing one of the guns at him, so they fired again, killing him.

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