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Indiana Police Chase Ends In Michigan With Suspect Shot Dead


BRISTOL, Ind. (AP) — Police in northern Indiana say an officer fatally shot a suspect who crashed his vehicle into a patrol car during a chase that ended in Michigan.

The Bristol Police Department says in a news release the fleeing suspect led a chase that began in Bristol and ended just over the state line in St. Joseph County, Michigan, where the suspect crashed into a patrol car, slightly injuring one officer, and was shot around 12:30. Friday. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn't been released.

Police say the officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave. It wasn't clear whether it was the injured officer. Names haven't been released.

Michigan State Police are investigating.