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Police: Suspect killed in Stockton OIS
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STOCKTON, CA - Stockton police confirmed a man was fatally shot by an officer at 2741 Burlington Place Friday evening.

Officer Pete Smith said the incident began when two officers pulled over a car without license plates.

The driver ran from the officers, Smith said.

There was a foot chase and when officers caught up to the man, there was a struggle.

Smith said the man grabbed a baton from one of the officers, and feeling threatened, one of the officers shot the suspect several times.

Smith said the man was pronounced dead at a local hospital a short time later.

The man's name has not been released.

Smith said the officers involved were not injured.

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