Fox anchor: Report of police shooting was in error

May 5, 2015 3:38 AM

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Fox News Channel anchorman Shepard Smith says the channel mistakenly reported that a Baltimore, Maryland, police officer shot a black man during a chase.

Smith told viewers that reporter Mike Tobin's error came during a chaotic situation Monday. Smith apologized for the mistake that he called "honest and straightforward" and said it was quickly corrected.

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