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Italian Soccer Fan Killed by Police

Gabriele Sandri, a 26-year-old disc jockey and fan of Italy's Lazio soccer team, was shot by police who were attempting to control crowds.

According to ESPN the incident occured nine months after a policeman was killed trying to control crowds during a soccer game. The death led to increased security measures at games.

In response, soccer fans across Italy protested, reported the BBC. Three matches were cancelled. The worst of the rioting was in Milan where armed fans attacked a police barracks and the Italian Olympic Commitee headquarters.

The ESPN story mostly focused on the shooting, what police were saying and which games were cancelled. The BBC focused on fans' reactions.