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Police officer shoots protester in Hong Kong


Footage shown live on Facebook showed the officer drawing his gun before grappling with a man at a roadblock.

Another man, wearing a black face mask, then approaches and the officer shoots him at close range, hitting him in the chest or torso.

As the grapple continues, the officers fires another two rounds - although it's not clear from the footage whether the bullets hit anyone.

The condition of the first person shot is not known.

The shootings happened as protesters tried to block a junction at Sai Wan Ho on the north-east of the island.


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