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Man shot by Virginia officer is charged with manslaughter

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man shot by a Virginia police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the slaying of his live-in girlfriend.

Richmond police said in a statement that 30-year-old A. Ayala Guido was shot by an officer early Sunday morning after he threatened officers with a knife. Guido was taken to a hospital for treatment.

According to police, Guido called 911 and told a dispatcher that he had strangled his girlfriend.

Police say Guido met the officers at the front door of his home and threatened them with the knife. Officers used a stun gun, which police say was ineffective. One officer then fired a single shot. That officer has been placed on routine leave.

Police say both Guido and the officer who shot him are white Hispanics.

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