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Man killed in officer-involved shooting on Standing Rock Reservation

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Published: Oct. 25, 2017 at 3:48 PM CDT
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UPDATE 7:15 P.M.: The Bureau of Indian Affairs says just before 8 p.m., Monday evening, officers responded to a report of shots fired at a Fort Yates gas station.

Officers spotted the suspect vehicle travelling west on Highway 24 and pulled it over.

During the stop, one of the suspects exited the vehicle and walked toward officers with his hands in his pockets.

He ignored officers commands to show his hands, and was shot.

The man was rushed to the emergency room in Fort Yates where he was pronounced dead.

The FBI is now investigating.


ORIGINAL STORY: Monday night on the Standing Rock Reservation, Bureau of Indian Affairs officers responded to a report of shots fired at a gas station.

The FBI says BIA officers chased after a suspect who fled in a vehicle.

Officers were forced to open fire.

The FBI says the suspect was shot and killed, but no one else was injured.

FBI agents were called to the scene and are investigating the incident.