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Evan Bynum ID'd as man killed by deputies in bizarre King Soopers shooting incident

The man killed by Jeffco deputies in a strange Saturday incident has been identified as Evan Bynum, forty, a man whose online imprint offers few clues about the way his life would end.

Read on for details about his background, as well as information from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office about the events that led to gunfire and death.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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