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SAN ANTONIO -- The identity of the man killed in an officer involved shooting Monday was released Wednesday.

Police said Cedric Howard, 34, was holding another man hostage when police arrived at the 5200 block of Gawain Dr. SAPD said Howard came out of the duplex toting a shotgun and refusing to put it down.

Officers opened fire and killed the suspect.

Sgt. Javier Salazar said the three police officers involved in the shooting were placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of an investigation

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