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Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Spencer, Massachusetts

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    A suspect has died following an officer-involved shooting in Spencer, Massachusetts, according to Spencer police.

    (Published Monday, July 24, 2017)

    A suspect has died following an officer-involved shooting in Spencer, Massachusetts, according to Spencer police.

    At 8:30 p.m. officers attempted to stop a vehicle involved in an earlier domestic dispute. The vehicle gave way to a short pursuit before pulling in to a driveway along Northwest Road.

    The suspect then exited the vehicle and pointed a possible firearm at police officers.

    An officer fired a single shot. The suspect was then transported to the hospital where he died of his injury.

    According to police, a replica handgun was found near the suspect.

    Neighbor Robert Frigon witnessed the incident. "I just heard the police coming up the road, then I hear one gunshot," Frigon told reporters. "I yelled to my wife 'shut the doors and get in the house.'"

    The suspect's vehicle was towed from the scene around 3:30 Monday morning

    The incident remains under investigation.


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