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Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Stamford Man Shot By Police

More than 450 people attended a funeral earlier today for Dylan Pape who was shot by police last week.
More than 450 people attended a funeral earlier today for Dylan Pape who was shot by police last week. Photo Credit: Facebook

STAMFORD, Conn. -- More than 450 family and friends attended the Monday morning funeral of a Stamford man shot by police last week after he threatened them with a gun, according to the Stamford Advocate.

According to police, Dylan Pape, 25, was shot and killed on March 21 after they responded to a disturbance at his home on Wedgemere Road. Pape, threatening to harm himself or others, stepped outside his home with a gun, following an hour of negotiations, police said. He was shot by two SWAT team members, police said.

He death was ruled a suicide and the gun found at the scene was found to be fake, police said.

During the funeral Pape's brother, Ryan Pape, told stories to the standing-room only crowd about his brother, whom he called outgoing and helpful to others, reported the Stamford Advocate.

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