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Suspect Reported Dead In Police-Involved Shooting After Chase

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WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. (WPSD) — Kentucky State Police and other law enforcement agencies are investigating after a car chase that began in Kentucky ended in Tennessee with an officer-involved shooting that left the suspect dead.

WPSD is reporting here that the car chase began in Hickman County, Kentucky. The station reports the suspect crashed in Weakly County, Tennessee, then fled on foot before stealing a truck and leading another chase.

The chase reportedly ended in a field when a police cruiser crashed into the truck, but the suspect fled again on foot into some nearby woods.

The circumstances of the shooting were not clear, but law enforcement officials say the suspect was killed. WPSD reports that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the suspect killed after a police pursuit as 34-year-old Salvador Byassee of Clinton, KY.

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