Police in Traverse City shoot, kill man who pulled out rifle following multi-county chase

Police chase with 56-year-old Oscoda man ends in fatal shooting of suspect in Grand Traverse County

Published On: Dec 11 2012 10:41:36 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 11 2012 10:45:44 AM EST
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -

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 56-year-old Oscoda man fled deputies in Crawford County, reported The Traverse City Record-Eagle.

Read: Man fatally shot on New York City street.

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.

Read: 2 in court after shootout with state police in Detroit.

Other agencies including the Kalkaska County sheriff's department were involved in the chase.

The shooting is under investigation.

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