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Officer involved shooting on California Avenue

Police investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the 4000 block of California Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Photo by Cristina M. Fletes, cfletes@post-dispatch.com

• Feb. 21: Don Clark, 63, a black man, was killed in what police have described as an exchange of gunfire with an officer who came to his door in the 4000 block of California Avenue to serve a search warrant as part of a drug investigation.

Police said they found a gun believed to have been used in the shooting along with one shell casing inside Clark's home. Clark's son doubted his father fired at officers, and said if he did, it was in self-defense because he lived alone in a rough neighborhood.