A 19-year-old black man was shot dead Friday during a confrontation with a police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, according to police.
A family spokesman confirmed to NBC affiliate WMTV that the deceased was 19-year-old Tony Robinson, a graduate of Sun Prairie high school.
The shooting took place Friday evening, according to police, and sparked protests including a sit-in at Madison City Hall.
Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said an officer responded to reports of a man walking in traffic and hitting pedestrians, WMTV reported.
Koval said the officer followed the man to a residence, where he…
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