Man Dead After Police Chase Ends In Gunfire

March 11, 2020

 

 

More info about the police chase:

 

A man was fatally shot by a deputy on Wednesday in the Hastings area after an attempted traffic stop led to a pursuit, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.

 

The Sheriff’s Office said a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on State Road 207 in the Hastings area. Deputies said the driver fled and was, at times, driving the wrong way on the road.

 

The driver eventually dumped his vehicle on Armstrong Road. It’s uncertain what happened next, but he was fatally shot by a deputy, the Sheriff’s Office said.

 

The deputy was reportedly OK.

Suspect is dead at the scene. The shooting took place after a pursuit in which he rammed a cruiser. St Johns CSO was alerted to the suspect by Flagler CSO, after some kind of assault there.

 

[SOURCE: News4Jax]

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