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Family IDs suspect killed in police-involved shooting, disputes Philadelphia police accounts

LOGAN - The family of a man who was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop turned gun battle in Logan on Wednesday said the man never fired at police and was trying to run away when he was gunned down. FOX 29's Steve Keeley spoke to family members who identified 24-year-old James Alexander as the man shot and killed by police on the 1500 block of West Somerville Avenue just before 7 p.m.Alexander was one of four passengers in a blue Kia that was pulled over by police for unspecified reasons.

Police said two of the passengers had outstanding warrants.During the traffic stop, police said a passenger started firing shots at officers from inside the vehicle. The shooter then exited the vehicle and fired another round at police,

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