Suspect Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting in Modesto

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MODESTO —

The Modesto Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting early Sunday morning that left one suspect dead, officials said.

Officers responded to the 2000 block of Lance Street near Phoenix Avenue at 6:40 a.m. after a woman reported a man was standing outside of her door with a gun. According to authorities, the man fled in a vehicle when officers arrived.

The suspect, who has yet to be identified, led police on a chase, but ultimately returned to the woman’s house where he exited the vehicle and was shot by police.┬áThe unidentified man was taken to a hospital where he died of his injuries.

If you have any information regarding this incident, call the Modesto Police Department.