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Ashwaubenon police kill suspect in armed robbery


ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a police officer in Ashwaubenon has shot and killed a suspect in an armed robbery.

WLUK-TV reports that Manitowoc County authorities alerted local officials that their suspect might be staying in Ashwaubenon. Three officers tried to stop his vehicle around 1 a.m. Wednesday, but he kept going and pulled into the Quality Inn, near Lambeau Field.

Police say the suspect got out of the vehicle with a gun and didn't listen to officers' commands to drop it. They say the suspect and officers exchanged gunfire as he started going into the hotel.

The suspect died at a hospital.

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