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Pocatello officer fatally shoots suspect in armed standoff

Associated Press

POCATELLO, Idaho – A Pocatello police officer fatally shot a suspect who officials say confronted law enforcement with a firearm.

KIDK-TV reported that police were called to a home in Pocatello at about 7:40 p.m. Friday.

Bannock County Sheriff’s deputies and police officers responded to a report of a man with multiple weapons.

During the standoff, shots were fired and the suspect was killed. The identity of the suspect was not immediately released.

The Sheriff’s Office said the suspect in the standoff on Homer Drive was shot and killed by a Pocatello police officer.

Members of the East Idaho Shooting Team are now investigating the incident.

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