Deputy fatally wounded, suspect killed in Kalamazoo police chase
GALESBURG, Mich. (AP) (WJRT) - A sheriff’s office in Michigan says a chase has ended with a suspected gunman dead and a deputy fatally wounded.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says deputies encountered the suspect Saturday evening at a gas station in Galesburg after he was reportedly involved in a chase earlier in the day with a neighboring law enforcement agency.
The suspect is accused of pointing a gun at the deputies, getting in a vehicle and driving away.
The sheriff’s office says the gunman shot Deputy Ryan Proxmire during a chase.
The suspect later drove off the road into a field. He is accused of getting out and firing shots.
Other deputies returned fire, killing him. Proxmire later died from his injuries on Sunday.
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