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UPDATE: Officials identify man killed in officer-involved shooting near 4th and Oak

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- WDRB has obtained the surveillance video from Smoker's Smoke Shop, showing the events leading up to Saturday's officer-involved shooting.

Louisville Metro Police are investigating after the shooting 4th and Oak Streets that left one man dead, according to LMPD Chief Steve Conrad.

Conrad said the man who was shot grabbed a flag pole and advanced toward the officer, the man did not obey officer commands and was shot twice.

The man who was killed has been identified as 35-year-old Deng Manyoun, according to Deputy Coroner Bob Jones. After Manyoun was shot, he was taken to University Hospital, where he died at 3 p.m. Saturday as a result of his injuries.

"The man walked a few feet north," Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said, "In front of one of the local businesses and grabbed a metal flag pole and immediately advanced to our officer swinging that flag pole."

But several witnesses, who say they saw the shooting take place, say Manyoun did not advance toward the officer.

"The dude, he panicked," said Kenneth Williams, "He grabbed the pole out of the ground and held it like this, the officer said 'drop the pole'. The dude didn't respond but he didn't chase the officer or nothing. Next thing you know the officer reached to his side and shot him twice in the side, and next thing you know, the guy dropped."

Multiple witnesses told WDRB that Manyoun did not swing the pole, but Chief Conrad said he did, in fact, swing the pole at the officer.

"He swung at the officer," Conrad said, "The officer fired two shots to defend himself."

"Our officer will be placed on administrative as we do our investigation," Conrad said, "That is normal protocol."

LMPD's Public Integrity Unit has now taken over the investigation.

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