Officers fatally shoot man after Traverse City chase - WNEM TV 5

Officers fatally shoot man after Traverse City chase

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -

Police say officers fatally shot a motorist who pulled out a high-powered rifle following a multi-county chase in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports the 56-year-old Oscoda man fled deputies in Crawford County. Police say Tuesday morning the man was chased into Grand Traverse County and he was fatally shot at a Traverse City home where he confronted officers.

Police say Crawford County sheriff's deputies and Traverse City police fired at him. No officers were wounded.

Other agencies including the Kalkaska County sheriff's department were involved in the chase. The shooting is under investigation.

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Information from: Traverse City Record-Eagle, http://www.record-eagle.com

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