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PD: Man shot, killed by police during traffic stop Friday night

Police said the man pulled a gun
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Posted at 12:05 PM, Feb 12, 2022

MONROE, Ohio — The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating after police shot and killed a man in Monroe on Friday, according to a news release from Monroe Police Department.

According to the news release, around 10:44 p.m., Monroe police officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of New Garver Road and Lebanon Street in the City of Monroe. Police said a man got out of the passenger side of the vehicle and refused to comply with commands by officers. The news release said the man then pulled a gun from his waistband and officers shot him.

Crews with the Monroe Fire Department took the man to the Atrium Hospital where he died from his wounds.

The news release said the officers involved in the shooting were placed on administrative leave, per department policy. Police did not say how many officers fired their weapons, nor have they released the amount of shots fired overall.

The Ohio Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigations is investigating the shooting.