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Suspect dies in police shooting in AshlandSubmitted: 05/23/2019
ASHLAND - A man wanted on a federal warrant died in a police shooting in Ashland.

The Ashland Police Department posted on Facebook that the shooting happened in the 800 Block of 4th Avenue West.


Officers from several local agencies were assisting the U.S. Marshal's Service Wednesday afternoon when the shooting took place.

Investigators say the man tried jumped into a vehicle to try to get away.

He struck and then pushed a Marshall's vehicle.

The suspect was shot after police saw him handling a firearm.

Ashland officers did not fire the fatal shot.

Instead, the suspect was shot by an officer from one of the other agencies helping with the arrest.

No officers were hurt.



Story By: Newswatch 12 News Team

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