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Police: Drug Suspect Shot, Killed in Va. City after Chase

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - Police in Portsmouth say an officer fatally shot a drug suspect who fled when they attempted to question him.

Department spokeswoman Misty Holley tells media outlets the man was shot Tuesday during a foot chase after he initially fled police in his vehicle and led them on a long pursuit through the city. He died at the scene.

Holley said why the officer fired his weapon during the chase is not clear. The shooting is under investigation.

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