Huntington Beach police officer shoots suspect

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot by a police officer after a confrontation outside a Southern California convenience store has died.

The shooting occurred around 9:30 a.m. Friday at a 7-Eleven. Huntington Beach Police Officer Angela Bennett confirmed the man's death.

Police released no details, but two short video clips posted on social media sites for the OC Hawk news service appeared to show the encounter.

One clip shows an officer struggling to subdue a man in a parking lot.  While on the ground, the man grabs something from the officer's belt and the officer pulls out his gun and backs away.

In a second clip, the man jumps to his feet and almost immediately is shot. Eight rounds can be heard as the man stumbles backward and then collapses against a wall.

The officer can be heard saying "the suspect is down."

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