Nightly News   |  May 30, 2013

Father: FBI killed son ‘execution style’

There have been conflicting reports over the death of a man in Florida who was friends with Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The Chechen man, Ibragim Todashev, was shot and killed by the FBI last week. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a deadly shooting connected to the expanding investigation into the boston that arethon bombings. you may have heard last week a friend of the bomber's was shot and killed while being interrogated by the fbi . today that man's father home in russia said his son was killed execution-style, shot seven times by the feds including once in the back of the head. the fbi initially said their agents shot the man when he lunged at them with a knife. now the fbi said he was holding a metal rod. they feared he was going to reach for a gun.