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Names Released in Police-Involved Shooting

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Names have been released in a weekend shooting in Modesto.

Police say a man fighting with his girlfriend confronted officers with a knife and was shot and killed.

Officers Lyndon Yates and Mirl Morse responded to the call and were forced to shoot the suspect, 22-year-old Sammy Raymond Galvan.

The incident is under investigation, and the officers are on paid administrative leave, which is normal procedure after such a shooting.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Modesto Police.

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