Documents: Man killed by police carried resold sheriff gun

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Records released by prosecutors show the firearm a man carried the night police killed him had been a duty weapon used by law enforcement. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports Kevin Peterson, who is Black, was shot by law enforcement officers in Vancouver on Oct. 29 during a drug sting operation. Police shot at Peterson 34 times, hitting him four times. There’s no evidence Peterson fired his gun. Investigative documents recently released by prosecutors in Clark County show the gun Peterson had was originally sent from Glock, the manufacturer, to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office in Portland on Sept. 1, 2004.