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Police inquest: Witness in Michael Eligon shooting testifies

The eyewitness who says he saw police shoot and kill Michael Eligon last February testified at an inquest today into the 29-year-old man's death.
An inquest heard the 911 call played the day Michael Eligon was killed. 2:08

The eyewitness who says he saw police shoot and kill Michael Eligon last February testified at an inquest today into the 29-year-old man's death.

Barrie White told CBC's Stephanie Matteis that Eligon was "walking zombie-like towards a line of police," but that he didn't seem threatening at the time. Eligon was shot while holding a pair of scissors. He was one of among three mentally ill people shot dead and now at the centre of a police inquest.

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