An 18-year-old shot and killed by an Aurora, Colorado police officer Tuesday was wanted for stealing an Xbox 360 at gunpoint from an acquaintance, US news program, News 9 is reporting.
Police say Brandon Winn had offered to buy the 360 for $US170, but when he met the man at an Aurora apartment, he pulled a gun and demanded the console.
Police were staking out Winn's house earlier this week when the shooting happened, according to an affidavit.
Denver police has been watching the house since Dec. 1, when an Aurora office showed up as back up, Winn ran from his home and pointed a gun at officers, police say. The Aurora office shot at Winn, hitting him in the torso. The teen was rushed to an area hospital where he later died.