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May 05, 2008
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Gunfight in Idaho leaves suspect dead

The Associated Press

BLACKFOOT, Idaho — Blackfoot authorities say a man who was shot by police after a traffic stop has died from injuries.

Blackfoot Police Chief Dave Moore says the shooting occurred Monday after the 24-year-old man fled the scene then later threatened a police officer with a hand gun.

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Moore says the officer was forced to fire his weapon at the suspect.

Police have not yet released the name of the victim or officers involved.

Moore says the shooting was witnessed by at least three other officers. All four officers have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation by officials from area police departments.

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The man was pronounced dead at the Bingham County Memorial Hospital.



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