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May 28, 2007
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Ohio ice cream thief fires on police and is fatally shot

The Associated Press
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CINCINNATI β€” A man suspected of stealing ice cream from a store was fatally shot by police after a running gun battle along several street blocks, police said.

Qayyim Moore, 25, who had no known address, fled from police Sunday after they started patting him down for weapons in the parking lot of a United Dairy Farmers store. Police responded to the scene after store employees said Moore entered the store acting "kind of squirrelly," Chief Tom Streicher said Monday.

Police were at the scene when Moore returned to the store to get a spoon for a container of ice cream he was holding.

When Moore fled, police began chasing him. Police first fired a taser at Moore, who drew a .22 caliber handgun and began firing, Streicher said. Streicher does not know whether police fired the taser before or after Moore fired his first shot, he said.

A "running gun battle" ensued along several blocks, Streicher said. A total of 19 shots were fired - three by Moore. Two officers shot Moore multiple times. A total of five officers were involved in the chase.

Traces of marijuana were recovered at the scene of the shooting, Streicher said.

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