Here is an early article I found.....
BUFFALO -- A Buffalo teenager is dead after he allegedly tried to rob an off-duty police officer.
Police say 15-year-old Kelvin Rodolph walked up to Officer Lamar McCulley and demanded his valuables outside a minimart early Friday, threatening him with what appeared to be a semiautomatic handgun. They say McCulley then pulled his own weapon and shot the teen dead.
It turned out the weapon Rodolph allegedly pointed at the officer was a BB gun, but authorities say their initial investigation finds that the use of deadly force appears to have been justified.
Police say the 26-year-old officer - now on administrative leave pending further investigation - had just finished his shift and bought a soda at the minimart's pass through window when the teen approached.