Suspect Shot, Killed by Police in Downtown Modesto

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MODESTO --

A suspect who was shot by police in downtown Modesto Thursday afternoon has died, according to police.

Police say about 2:10 p.m. officers tried to stop a man on a bike, who fled from them in a parking garage at 801 10th Street. When approached by police, the man, who was armed with a gun, didn't comply with officers' orders to drop the gun. Several shots were fired by both officers.

One witness reported hearing nine shots.

The suspect was transported to the hospital where he later died.

No officers were hurt. The officers involved were placed on administrative leave, which is standard protocol.

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