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State police: Trooper shoots, kills man in street encounter

August 24, 2018

GIRARD, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state police say a trooper shot and killed man during a brief street encounter.

Troopers had responded to a suspicious person call in Girard around 5 p.m. Thursday when they encountered the 36-year-old man. A trooper shot the man a short time later and he was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Authorities have not released the man’s name or provided further details about the shooting, citing the ongoing investigation.

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