Flowers and condolences are left at the scene where a 20-year-old disabled man was shot and killed by police, in Stockholm, Friday, August 3, 2018. The Swedish prosecutor in charge of investigating whether police committed an error when fatally shooting a 20-year-old disabled man who waved a toy gun, said Friday that it has emerged that several officers opened fire. “The man held a weapon-like object and officers opened fire after judging the situation as threatening,” Martin Tiden said. (Janerik Henriksson/TT News Agency via AP)

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Flowers and condolences are left at the scene where a 20-year-old disabled man was shot and killed by police, in Stockholm, Friday, August 3, 2018. The Swedish prosecutor in charge of investigating whether police committed an error when fatally shooting a 20-year-old disabled man who waved a toy gun, said Friday that it has emerged that several officers opened fire. “The man held a weapon-like object and officers opened fire after judging the situation as threatening,” Martin Tiden said. (Janerik Henriksson/TT News Agency via AP)
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