Man who knew Boston bomber was unarmed when shot by FBI agent

Officials: Man who knew Boston bomber was unarmed when shot by FBI agent


A Chechen man who was fatally shot by an FBI agent a week ago during an interview about one of the Boston bombing suspects was unarmed, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.

In a statement about the shooting of Ibragim Todashev, which was issued on the day of the incident, the FBI said that authorities were interviewing “an individual” in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing investigation when a “violent confrontation was initiated by the individual.” Initial reports citing anonymous law-enforcement sources provided conflicting accounts of what happened.

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