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Teen Killed By Police Outside Wauwatosa Mall Identified

17-Year-Old Alvin Cole Shot Following An Altercation Inside Mayfair Mall

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Justin McGregor (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Relatives and friends have identified the boy who was fatally shot by police in the parking lot of a suburban Milwaukee mall.

Seventeen-year-old Alvin Cole was killed by police following an altercation inside Mayfair Mall.

A mall employee told police he saw a fight between a group of people at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday in front of the Sephora makeup store. Security responded and escorted the group from the mall.

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Security called Wauwatosa police.

At least one person reported seeing a handgun, and when officers arrived, four people ran away. Police followed and say Cole was shot during the pursuit.

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