Eighty-six killed by police in two years over fake guns

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Police across the nation say that more and more they are encountering people with ultra-real looking weapons. In just two years there have been 86 deaths in police killings of people brandishing very realistic replica guns.  

John Sullivan is an investigative reporter for the Washington Post, which has embarked on the first investigation into the problem in 25 years, since Congress tried to address the issue of police violence involving toy guns.

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John Sullivan - Washington Post - @johnsullivanau

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Barbara Bogaev

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