Crew member of COPS killed by mistake by police

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(KPLR) – A long time crew member on the television show “COPS” was accidentally killed by police when they fired on a robbery suspect.

The shooting happened Tuesday night, after officers interrupted a robbery at a fast food restaurant in Omaha.

The robbery suspect was also killed.

Police say the suspect fired shots from a handgun that turned out to be an airsoft pellet gun.