Duggan shot 'in self defence'

An inquest has heard how the police marksman who shot Mark Duggan claimed he acted in self-defence because he thought Mr Duggan was brandishing a gun.

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Duggan inquest to find truth about shooting

An inquest has begun into the police shooting of Mark Duggan, who's death two years ago sparked widespread rioting across London and beyond. The 29-year-old was killed in Tottenham when police stopped the taxi he was in.

Today the coroner told the jury the 8 week inquest was 'a quest to find the truth' about the shooting. From court, our correspondent Simon Harris reports.

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