Man shot and killed by Springfield police officer

5 years 1 week 17 hours ago Wednesday, February 18 2015 Feb 18, 2015 Wednesday, February 18, 2015 6:07:13 AM CST February 18, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) - Springfield officials say a man was shot and killed by an officer on the city's north side.

Police were sent to check on suspicious activity about 10 p.m. Tuesday. Springfield officials said in a news release that the officer contacted a suspect at the site and the suspect fled. The officer chased the suspect and eventually shot the suspect, who died at the scene.

Investigators were still at the scene early Wednesday collecting evidence.

No further details were released.

 

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