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Police identify man shot and killed near Jefferson City shopping mall

Clay Whillingham was name of the individual

(AP) – Police have identified a man shot and killed by Jefferson City officers near a shopping mall. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the Monday afternoon shooting near Capital Mall followed a traffic stop of a sport utility vehicle on suspicion of having an expired registration. The patrol says the driver, later identified as 32-year-old Clay Willingham of Moberly, brandished a rifle when officers approached the passenger side of the SUV. Investigators say officers then fired their guns, hitting Willingham, who died at the scene. The names of the officers involved in the shooting have not been released.

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