SUNNYVALE, Calif.—A Sunnyvale police report says a man was struck by multiple bullets when six undercover drug agents opened fire during a sting operation.

The San Jose Mercury News reports Monday (http://bit.ly/1dWJJ7B) that the Juan Ruelas died after the Sept. 4 shooting.

The report said Ruelas, who was being investigated by the Santa Clara Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration, verbally threatened an undercover officer during a methamphetamine transaction in a parking lot. The report said Ruelas then made a movement that led the officer to believe he was reaching for a gun.

He was then shot multiple times by the six officers who fired their weapons.

No gun was found on Ruelas or in the truck where he was shot.

The case remains under investigation.

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Information from: San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, http://www.mercurynews.com


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